Some State Farm workers could lose jobs in Lincoln

8/2/2013 3:00 PM
By Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some State Farm Insurance workers in Lincoln could lose their jobs.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports ( ) the jobs could be lost as State Farm relocates a commercial insurance unit from Lincoln.

The company says in a statement Friday that an evaluation showed "some job functions could be effectively consolidated with similar work at other company locations."

The statement also notes that some employees could move to a different location and have some moving expenses paid.

State Farm didn't provide details about how many jobs would be lost.

The city government lists State Farm Insurance as Lincoln's 10th largest employer, with nearly 1,400 employees.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star,

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