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Cold Cuts: Merck Layoffs Loom

Image via Wikipedia It is not just cold outside these days, as Merck & Co. makes some cold hard decisions. Following on the heels of its now closed acquisition of Schering-Plough, Merck is making significant job cuts across its operations. Some 16,000 jobs are expected to be eliminated in total as a result of the […]
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When Big Pharma Leaves Town

Image via Wikipedia Wall Street smiles when a drug company gets with the program by “restructuring” and “rightsizing”—cutting costs through headline-grabbing layoffs. But for Main Street, the story of hundreds or thousands of sales reps, say, and researchers getting kicked to the curb is quite different. The two gi-normous mergers that closed in the past […]
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