Walmart to close Westminster store, affecting 85 workers

WESTMINSTER — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will close its store at 7170 Federal Blvd., effective July 23, according to documents filed with the city and the state of Colorado.

Walmart market manager Priscilla Sanchez filed a WARN notice with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and with the Westminster city council and mayor announcing the action. The federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires 60-day advance notice of facility closings or layoffs when certain thresholds are met.

The closure will affect 85 employees, who were notified on July 6. The store will close to the public on July 23, with all employees terminated as of Oct.  8.

“We expect the employment separation to be permanent,” the letter states, adding that affected employees may apply for employment at other Walmart or Sam’s Clubs locations.

WESTMINSTER — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will close its store at 7170 Federal Blvd., effective July 23, according to documents filed with the city and the state of Colorado.

Walmart market manager Priscilla Sanchez filed a WARN notice with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and with the Westminster city council and mayor announcing the action. The federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires 60-day advance notice of facility closings or layoffs when certain thresholds are met.

The closure will affect 85 employees, who were notified on July 6. The store will close to the public on July 23, with all employees terminated as of Oct.  8.

“We expect the employment separation to be permanent,” the letter states, adding that affected employees may apply for employment at other Walmart or Sam’s Clubs locations.