North Lake Correctional Facility welcomes first round of California inmates

The first California inmates arrived Sunday at a renovated state prison in northern Michigan. The former youth facility near Baldwin is owned by the GEO Group and now called the North Lake Correctional Facility. The Florida-based company has a contract with the golden state to house 2,580 of its inmates during next four years. So far it has hired 165 people to work at the prison and will eventually employ about 500. (MRN)

Baldwin Prison still on schedule to open despite California budget problems

A budget crisis in California has delayed training at a former youth facility in Baldwin recently renovated to house inmates from the golden state. Officials from the Geo Group, which renovated what is now called the North Lake Correctional Facility, have assured local officials the facility will open in Spring and house California inmates; however a training session at the prison was delayed amid ongoing budget problems in California. Geo Group has a contract to house 2,580 inmates during next four years. The contract is expected to provide as many as 500 jobs. (MRN)

The GEO Group posts second round of job openings

A second round of job openings has been announced by The GEO Group. The GEO Group signed a contract with the State of California in November to bring 2,500 inmates to the North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin. Applications are being accepted online at and Michelle Herron, Business Services Director at Michigan Works!

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