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Kraft Heinz workers remain uncertain how restructuring will affect their jobs

Employees at the Kraft. Heinz plant in Ontario can stop by the union hall for more information about a proposed restructuring and upcoming informational sessions. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon)

ONTARIO – John Wharton began work at the Kraft Heinz frozen food plant in Ontario more than 11 years ago. 

In that time, he worked his way up from an entry-level job to a senior position as a cutter at the plant.

The Ontario resident, though, said he was shocked Monday when he learned that more than 100 jobs at the long-time local potato processing plant were to be “reclassified.”

“I feel that there’s going to be a lot of upset people,” said Wharrton. “The general attitude is going to be worse than before.”

The Kraft Heinz Co. unleashed uncertainty into the . . .