Frontier to layoff 138 in Milwaukee

Freeman Staff

Jan. 21, 2015

WAUKESHA — Frontier Airlines will layoff 138 employees from its Milwaukee operations starting in March. The company recently notified the state Department of Workforce Development of the decision is a required by law.

The positions are in the company’s reservation department and the entire unit is expected to eliminated eventually, according to a letter from Vice President for Human Resources and Labor relations Jacalyn Peter to DWD.

The decision will impact reservation agents, workforce analysts, specialty travel and travel desk agents and supervisors.

A Frontier Airlines business partner will take over reservations work May 31, Peter said.

“While we know this is a difficult time for our employees, we have selected a company that will provide our employees with preferential hiring consideration,” she wrote.