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More jobs cut at Flexsteel in Dubuque

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DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- Flexsteel Industries Inc. has laid off 33 employees from its Dubuque factory.

The announcement of layoffs came on Tuesday and Wednesday. Company officials blame the economic downturn for the cuts.

Flexsteel spokesman Justin Mills says economic conditions, business conditions and consumer confidence are at an all-time low.

He says there are no additional layoffs anticipated in the "foreseeable future."

This is the third round of job cuts for Flexsteel this year, totaling 64 jobs. Flexsteel's cut nearly 500 positions at its Dubuque headquarters since 2000.

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