During the past few weeks, several companies have submitted WARN notifications with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. On August 3, 2018, OneTouchPoint sent a letter to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The letter explains that the company will be restructuring and consolidating its Green Bay facility. The facility is located at 1023 Main Street. As a result, 30 of the 38 positions at the location will be eliminated.
The company believes that the layoffs will start on October 1, 2018 and continue until November 1, 2018. On August 6, 2018, Best Buy submitted its own WARN notification. The letter explains that Best Buy will be permanently close its Grafton, Wisconsin store. The store is located at 1070 North Port Washington Road. Employee separations are expected to begin on November 3, 2018. The closing will be permanent and impacted employees do not have bumping rights.
As a result of the store’s closing, 68 employees will lose their jobs. Finally, Midwest Senior Living submitted a WARN notification on August 1, 2018. The letter explains that Midwest Senior Living LLC will be closing its business later this year and will no longer manage the Appleton Retirement Community. The retirement community is located at 200 West Packard Street in Appleton. The business will close on October 1, 2018.
A new management company will take over. As a result of the decision, Midwest Senior Living will permanently eliminate 54 positions. The community will continue to operate without interruption. The workers do not have access to bumping rights. The full WARN notification can be found here.