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Communications Services for the Deaf Laying Off 43 Employees This Summer

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SIOUX FALLS – Communications Services for the Deaf in Sioux Falls says 43 employees will lose their jobs this summer.

CSD Director of Communications Rick Norris tells KDLT news that it’s a hard decision for the company to make.

The center has a video communication department but it’s phasing out its call center that offers text service.

The service allows people with hearing trouble to reach an operator through a teletype machine then via text. They can request help from an interpreter for things such as reaching an employer, ordering a pizza or talking with a doctor.

Norris says the site for years was CSD’s flagship relay center, with more than 350 people at one time.

State labor staff will meet with affected employees May 30 to explain available resources.

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