Local call center to lay off 62 employees - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Local call center to lay off 62 employees

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Sixty-two people in Lubbock will soon lose their jobs.

The layoff was originally scheduled to be 78 people at the kgb call center in the 5300 block of Avenue Q. kgb is restructuring and says it needs to eliminate some of those directory assistance operators.

There is some talk of eventually expanding in Lubbock for "other operations" but the company has not revealed specifics. The company says laid off kgb employees will get hiring preference in these operations.

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