Disabled people who work for the government-run firm Remploy have been told today that they're losing their jobs.
Factories in Leicester and Worksop have been told they will be closing by September. However, a factory in Chesterfield will stay open.
GMB Union's Jerry Nelson says the workers affected by the closures are 'decimated' by the decision.
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