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Saturday, Sep 5, 2015

Companies announce over 700 job cuts in Illinois

1 year ago ChicagoBusiness.com

Nine companies, including Comcast Corp. and software firm Intuit Inc., warn of job cuts

From ChicagoBusiness.com:

Nine companies, including Comcast Corp. and software firm Intuit Inc., warn of 738 Illinois job cuts in a new state report.

More than 500 of the cuts are in the Chicago area, according to the July WARN report from the state's Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

• Philadelphia-based Comcast plans to lay off 112 workers in southwest suburban Romeoville starting Sept. 14.

• Mountain View, California-based Intuit will lay off 104 workers in Arlington Heights starting Sept. 15.

• Commercial real estate company Equity Office Management LLC will cut 48 workers in Chicago starting at the end of September.

• Fairfield, California-based confectionery maker Jelly Belly Candy Co. is cutting 66 workers in North Chicago. The company said laid-off workers will receive outplacement services and also will be able to explore job transfers to other company locations.

• We Clean Maintenance & Supplies Inc. in Bedford Park will lay off 107 workers in Chicago. The layoffs come at the request of a client, a spokeswoman said.

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