The move would effectively close the facility, but the company is keeping the lease on the office.
Xerox is laying off 325 people at its customer-service center in Redmond, effectively closing the office.
The company confirmed the layoffs Tuesday, saying employees had been notified and the cuts would be effective May 6. Xerox will keep its lease on the Redmond office in the hopes of finding new clients in the area.
The call center is shutting down because of the “changing business needs” of a large client, which the company would not disclose. Xerox is still working with the client, spokeswoman Coco Salazar said, but will handle customer service from another office.
“Affected employees will have the opportunity to apply to other positions within the company,” the company said in a statement. “We will provide job-search assistance as employees seek new jobs within and outside of Xerox. We will also provide a separation package to those who qualify.”
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The closure comes just weeks after Norwalk, Conn.-based Xerox announced it would split into two separate companies, one that will work with corporate document transactions and one that handles its traditional copier and printing business. A statement from Xerox said the Redmond closure was not related to the split.
Xerox has several offices in Washington, including in Federal Way, Lacey, Kent, Spokane, Everett and Seattle.