The Ottumwa Courier

February 27, 2014

Wells Fargo cutting about 80 Des Moines-area jobs

Ottumwa Courier

---- — DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — About 80 Des Moines-area workers will lose jobs as part of Wells Fargo's latest round of layoffs.

The Des Moines Register says ( ) Wells Fargo announced Wednesday that it's laying off 700 employees nationwide.

Wells Mortgage spokeswoman Angela Kaipust says a drop in mortgage originations is causing the layoffs.

The bank is the largest employer in the Des Moines area, with more than 13,000 employees.


Information from: The Des Moines Register,