Alliant pares workforce 2% in 2015

Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) trimmed its workforce slightly through some sort of voluntary separation during 2015, the company reported during its quarterly earnings call on Feb. 23.

Approximately 2% of total Alliant Energy employees accepted voluntary separation packages, which resulted in charges of $0.04 per share recorded in 2015.

There were 76 employees that accepted voluntary separation packages, an Alliant spokesperson said in an email reply to a GenerationHub inquiry. According to its company website, Alliant employs roughly 4,200 workers.

It also has about 1 million electric customers and 420,000 natural gas customers throughout Iowa and Wisconsin.


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