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The Jenny Craig chain of weight loss centers closed its doors last week, sparking a lawsuit from workers who say they were not given legally required notice.
“It is with a heavy heart, we’re announcing the close of our business. The last 40 years would not have been possible without you,” the company abruptly announced Thursday on Facebook.
The post said that all auto-delivery subscriptions have been canceled.
Coaching sessions, food orders and all other activities either in the centers or online also ended, the notice said.
The company operated nearly 500 weight-loss centers in the U.S. and Canada, according to WXMI, but faced stiff competition from weight-loss drugs such as Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro.
Craig founded the business in 1983.
A lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court in New Jersey said the company violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act by closing its doors without giving employees the required notice, according to NBC.
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