Wisconsin Kmart closures to affect 239 workers

Freeman Staff

June 13, 2017

WAUKESHA When Kmart Corporation shutters three of its Wisconsin locations, 239 workers will lose their jobs.

The company notified the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on Tuesday that it intends to close stores in West Allis, La Crosse and Medford.

The store located at 7900 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, will begin its closure process on Sept. 2 and it is anticipated to take up to two weeks. The Milwaukee Rapid Response Team will contact the company to offer Rapid Response Services for the 114 affected workers.

Both of the other locations at 2415 State Road, La Crosse, and 190 Medforoad Plaza, Medford, are also anticipated to start the closure process on Sept. 3. At the La Cross store, 68 employees will be affected and another 57 will be affected in Medford.