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AFNI to close Peoria call center

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:36:48 CDT
By: AP

A Bloomington-based company plans to close a call center in Peoria and cut about 300 jobs. Afni Inc. said in a news release that it will shut down its Peoria call center as early as June 12. Afni spokeswoman Lori Boyce said the company is closing the center because of a drop in call volume. The company said it's trying to help employees find jobs with other local businesses. Afni is a private company with more than 5,000 employees in six states. The Peoria call center opened in 1998.

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