Convergys closing in Welland

Welland is about to lose 100 jobs, when a company that has been operating in the city for 16 years, closes its doors.

The Convergys call centre announcing it will close by the end of the year.

The company says staff who have been with them for more than five years will get severance pay.

Employees will also be able to apply for jobs at other locations, but the closest Convergys centre is in London.