Layoffs continue at Veritas in Springfield

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The company is expected to shutter operations by the end of September.

Some employees will continue to work for Veritas remotely, others may be transferred to a Veritas site in Florida, and the rest will be laid off, two workers said Wednesday. The employees, who requested anonymity, said they learned about the layoffs and closure from company officials on Tuesday.

One employee estimated the Veritas closure will cut about 200 jobs at Symantec’s complex in Springfield.

Veritas had been part of cybersecurity firm Symantec until January, when Symantec completed its $5.3 billion sale of Veritas to buyout firm Carlyle Group LP.

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