News : Alorica's Mesa Call Center Closing; 192 Jobs Lost
Mesa, AZ, USA, Aug, 2019 -- A call center employer is closing its facility in Mesa.
Nearly 200 people will be laid off by the time Alorica closes its downtown Mesa center on Oct. 31.
In a filing with the state, the company said the closing is due to business needs and operational efficiencies.
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In an email to KJZZ, Erica McCarthy, communications manager for Alorica, said, "As we continue to stay on top of market trends and evolve with our clients’ business needs, we sadly must make changes that sometimes impact our people. We thank each of our departing colleagues for their contributions and we are committed to treating them with respect, as we do all our employees, during this transition."
The federal government requires employers with at least 100 workers to provide 60-day notice of a plant closing. Alorica listed 192 positions. Of those, 171 were labeled as "Operations, Collections, Customer Service Representative".
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Wednesday, September 4, 2019