Dominick's store closings may mean 5,600 lost jobs - New York News

Dominick's store closings may mean 5,600 lost jobs

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (Associated Press) -

More than 5,600 workers could lose their jobs when the Dominick's grocery chain closes all its unsold Chicago area stores at the end of the year.

That's according to documents filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

The monthly Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act report - called a WARN notice - says the grocer could cut 5,633 jobs, including more than 3,200 in Cook County. Another 970 are in DuPage County, while about 700 are in Lake County. The remainder of the jobs are in Will, McHenry, Kendall and Kane counties.

The grocer's parent company, Safeway, announced in October that it'd leave the Chicago market by early next year.

Only four of the 72 Dominick's stores in the Chicago area have been sold so far.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Woman killed in NYC home with 2 children there

    Woman killed in NYC home with 2 children there

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:58:30 GMT
    A woman was shot and killed inside her Ozone Park home on Saturday while her two children were there. The woman was shot in the chest and died at her house on 101st Avenue and 104th Street. The NYPD says the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute.
    A woman was shot and killed inside her Ozone Park home on Saturday while her two children were there. The woman was shot in the chest and died at her house on 101st Avenue and 104th Street. The NYPD says the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute.
  • Man struck and killed by NYC subway train

    Man struck and killed by NYC subway train

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:19:38 GMT
    A man in his 60s was killed by an oncoming train in midtown Manhattan after jumping on the tracks to grab his personal belongings that fell.
    A man in his 60s was killed by an oncoming train in midtown Manhattan after jumping on the tracks to grab his personal belongings that fell.
  • Woman in custody in NYC stroller snatch attempt

    Woman in custody in NYC stroller snatch attempt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:55:51 GMT
    Police say an 8-month-old baby was nearly snatched by a stranger while being pushed down a Manhattan street in his stroller, but a bystander intervened to foil the abduction attempt.
    Police say an 8-month-old baby was nearly snatched by a stranger while being pushed down a Manhattan street in his stroller, but a bystander intervened to foil the abduction attempt.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices