Fred’s laying off 155 workers in Shelby County

Fred’s laying off 155 workers in Shelby County

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis-based Fred’s will lay off more than 100 Shelby County workers come August.

Last week, the company filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Dislocated Worker Unit, reporting “a permanent closure” effective Aug. 9 and affecting 155 employees.

The company has announced the closure of more than 260 stores across the country in recent months, including several in the Memphis area.

Click here to see a full list of closing stores.

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