Another Lordstown crew
winds down work for GM
A union official said a small contingent of workers has finished making replacement parts for the Chevy Cruze at General Motors' Lordstown plant, where production of the compact sedan ended in March.
UAW Local 1112 President Dave Green said GM originally estimated that metal stamping of replacement parts would continue through the end of June, the Warren Tribune Chronicle reported. Green said that work ended April 5.
The idling of the Lordstown assembly plant outside Youngstown has resulted in the elimination of 1,700 union jobs. Around 100 workers remain inside the plant with more layoffs looming.
Green said the UAW hopes GM will agree to bring a new product line to the plant during contract talks set to begin in June.
Diversity on Board seeks
applicants for new cycle
Leadership Akron and United Way of Summit County are accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Diversity on Board program.
Diversity on Board is a collaboration between United Way of Summit County and Leadership Akron that provides leadership development, education and board-matching services to advance minority representation on nonprofit and public boards.
The program runs October through May and involves personalized coaching on all aspects of board governance and leadership. Participants will engage in board shadowing, community service and networking opportunities with leading Summit County organizations.
Minority professionals looking to develop the skills and connections needed to serve on nonprofit and public boards may apply online at www.leadershipakron.org/programs/diversity-on-board. Deadline for applications is April 30.
Consumers National Bank
will open branch in Stark
The Minerva-based Consumers National Bank is opening a new full-service branch at 210 Wabash Ave S. in Brewster.
It will be the bank's 15th branch. Consumers National anticipates operations will begin in May.
The Brewster facility includes a traditional bank lobby, two drive-up teller lanes, safe deposit boxes, night depository and an ATM.
Consumers National was founded in 1965. It now has branches in Stark, Carroll, Columbiana, Jefferson and Summit counties.
CVS Health agrees to fine
over Percocet prescriptions
CVS Health has agreed to pay $535,000 to resolve federal allegations that it filled dozens of Percocet prescriptions its pharmacists should have known were forged.
The U.S. attorney for Rhode Island and the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration's New England office announced the penalty Tuesday.
Percocet is a brand-name painkiller that contains acetaminophen and the opioid oxycodone. Federal officials say the forged prescriptions were filled at several Rhode Island locations between September 2015 and June 2017, in violation of the federal Controlled Substances Act.
CVS denies wrongdoing in the case.