125 Lose Jobs in Burlington

Siemens announced Monday that it will be closing its Burlington, Iowa facility. 125 people currently work at the Siemens’ Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, and Dresser-Rand businesses..

A spokesman says the reductions will happen in two phases over the next year.

Siemens says it will help to identify opportunities at other companies in the area to provide support to those affected.

The employees will receive a severance package and career counseling servifces.

At the end of January, Siemens also laid off around 200 employees at the Fort Madison facility.

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