One of Burlington’s star tech companies has laid off “up to” 15 employees. Apparently no-one wanted to leave Burlington for Mission, Kansas. Dealer.com still employs more than 1000 people, though.
"Earlier this month, Cox offered an ultimatum to "regional inside sales" employees in Burlington: Relocate to the company's Mission, Kansas, office, or apply for a different position in the Burlington office. None took the offer to move, according to Talati, who wasn't certain how many people found other positions internally. Cox announced the second round of cuts Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, Talati said. Those layoffs affected a variety of positions, he said, but did not elaborate. Talati said despite the cuts, Dealer.com continues to hire: "We will end up seeing a net positive when it comes to jobs in Burlington," he said."
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