On April 19, 2018, American Girl Brands LLC. Submitted a WARN notification to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The letter explains that the company has made the decision to close its employment site in Wilmot, Wisconsin. The site is located at 12400 Fox River Road. The site operates a toy store, distribution center and contact center. As a result of the impending closure, the company will be laying off 185 workers. The closing and layoffs are expected to be permanent.
135 of the impacted workers are regular workers, while 50 are seasonal workers. The letter explains that the layoffs and closure will occur in phases. The initial layoff is expected to take place on or around June 22, 2018. The subsequent layoff will occur on or about June 29, 2018. The final layoff, which will affect employees in the contact center, human resources and security, will occur in the first quarter of 2019.
The full WARN notification has been made available here.