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Walmart e-commerce fulfillment layoffs top 600

March 30, 2023


With the release of more federally mandated information regarding layoffs and facilities closures, it’s clear that Walmart is downsizing a fulfillment network that not long ago was growing quickly.

Last week the retail giant confirmed that it has “adjusted staffing levels” at fulfillment centers “in select markets.” Specifics are slowly being made available via state WARN notices. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification or WARN Act is a federal labor law that requires employers with 100-plus employees to give at least 60 days notice of facility closures or mass layoffs. New Jersey has extended that to 90 days, and Retail Dive previously reported that Walmart is laying off 201 workers at a facility in Pedricktown, according to a WARN notice filed with the state.

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