DES MOINES (AP) — About 80 Des Moines-area workers will lose jobs as part of Wells Fargo’s latest round of layoffs.
The Des Moines Register reported that Wells Fargo announced Wednesday that it was laying off 700 employees nationwide.
Wells Mortgage spokeswoman Angela Kaipust said a drop in mortgage originations was behind the layoffs.
The bank is the largest employer in the Des Moines area, with more than 13,000 employees.
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