( Cincinnati ) - As the Labor Day weekend gets underway in America, Bank of America and Fifth Third Bank are laying off workers.
Bank of America is shutting down its mortgage office in Symmes Township. 98 jobs will be eliminated there by October 31. That's in addition to about a thousand Bank of America employees being laid off in the Cleveland area.
Fifth Third Bank is laying off workers at its Madisonville operations center because of a drop in mortgage refinances. Fifth Third has not said how many employees will get pink slips there.