Longview call center closing, 90 East Texans could be jobless

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Close to 90 East Texas workers could soon be out of a job.

Sitel has announced it is closing its Longview call center effective November 15th.

Sitel officials say the closing is due to the company losing a customer service support contract. They say it is no longer financially feasible to continue operations in Longview.

"It is devastating," said Susan Mazarakas-Gill, with LedCo. "Especially for the individuals losing their jobs. Sitel's always been an excellent corporate citizen for us so Longview will miss them."

The company is working with other businesses and government agencies in the area to assist employees in finding new jobs.

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