FORT WORTH - Justin Brands Inc. will lay off 68 employees and close an entire distribution facility.
In a letter filed with the Texas Workforce Commission, the company said the closure at 3500 E. Long Ave. will be permanent. The company said the first layoffs would occur on or about May 15.
However, it may not be the end of the road for the affected workers. Justin Brands plans to turn over its distribution operations to logistics company GENCO, and the employees will have a chance to apply for jobs there.
Justin Brands Inc., headquartered in Fort Worth, sells Justin, Tony Lama, Nocona and Chippewa boots.
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