Closure of J.C. Penney store in N.J. could lead to 144 layoffs
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J.C. Penney in the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus will close after 60 years at that location

J.C. Penney could lay off up to 144 workers when its store in the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus closes March 10, according to a filing with the state Department of Labor.

In announcing the closure of the store, which has been an anchor at the mall for 60 years, a J.C. Penney spokesman said the company planned to find new jobs for some of the workers. The...


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