News : Huntington to Close Michigan Call Center
Holland, MI, USA, May 15, 2017 -- Huntington Bancshares plans to close a call center in Michigan in a move that will eliminate 129 jobs.
The decision to close the office in Holland, Michigan, stems from last year’s acquisition of Akron-based FirstMerit, the bank has told the state of Michigan. As a result of the acquisition, some jobs are no longer necessary.
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Also, the lease on the office is expiring.
The office will close July 14. Most of the positions are in customer service and wealth management.
The bank has other call centers in Columbus, Akron and Flint, Michigan, that can handle the work.
The bank said it is working with the affected employees to find jobs in two other offices it has in Holland or to relocate them to one of the other call centers.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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