170 jobs saved: W Diamond to buy Brooklyn Hugo Boss plant

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BROOKLYN, Ohio – Good news for more than 160 Hugo Boss plant workers in Brooklyn. It looks like they will be keeping their jobs after all.

Last December, the company announced plans to close its Brooklyn plant, which would have meant the loss of the jobs there. Since then, a deal has apparently been reached that would save those jobs.

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W. Diamond company to buy plant

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Sen. Sherrod Brown: manufacturing jobs essential to Ohio

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Hart, Schaffner Marx will produce the suits

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W. Diamond was founded in 2012. They have a plant in Chicago.

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170 workers can go home tonight knowing they have their jobs.

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W Diamond will look for other American designers, not just Hart Shaffner Marx, to manufacture suits at plant.

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Union workers are expecting to have a new contract within 2 weeks.

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There will be no expected break in operations.

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President Obama has worn HSM suits.