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Shutdown of West Allis Sam's Club will eliminate 165 jobs

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Shutdown of West Allis Sam's Club will eliminate 165 jobs

The closing of Sam's Club in West Allis will eliminate jobs for 165 employees, the retailer has told state officials. In a filing with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Sam's Club stated the store at 1540 S. 108th St. will close permanently on Jan. 26. However, the effective termination date for hourly employees will be March 16, the company said. The termination date for management employees will be April 13. Workers who lose their jobs will have an opportunity to apply for open positions at other Sam's Clubs or Walmart stores. Sam's Club is a division Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The West Allis Sam's Club was one of 63 stores closed Thursday — the same day employees