BREAKING: Younkers to close Eight Locations in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Younkers has announced they will be closing 8 stores in Iowa.

Among those in the Westdale Mall location in Cedar Rapids, that was announced earlier this year.

The locations closing aside from the Westdale Mall location Include the Lindale Mall location in Cedar Rapids, as well as stores in Coralville, Des Moines, Dubuque, Mason City, Sioux City, and West Des Moines.

A total of 697 jobs will be impacted by the 8 closures. In Dubuque, Coralville, and the two Cedar Rapids locations, 357 jobs will be impacted.

The Iowa Workforce Development gave notice to workers on April 5 as a part of WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act).

Under WARN, employers are required to give 60 days advance notice of covered plant closings and covered mass layoffs.

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