- Associated Press - Thursday, July 17, 2014

BEREA, Va. (AP) - Intuit plans to lay off more than 150 workers at its facility in Stafford County.

The layoffs are part of a corporate-wide restructuring.

Intuit spokeswoman Elisabeth Gettelman tells The Free Lance-Star (https://bit.ly/1l7nPOy ) that the restructuring will allow the company to focus on its QuickBooks Online ecosystem.

The software maker’s Stafford County branch handles customer sales and service calls for a variety of accounting-related products.

A majority of the 159 employees affected by the layoffs are in the customer service division. The layoffs are effective at the end of the month.

Gettelman says a U.S.-based partner has been retained to manage this work.

About 500 people work at the Stafford County facility, which is located at the Stafford Office Industrial Park near Berea.


Information from: The Free Lance-Star, https://www.fredericksburg.com/

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