Some people with pharmacy jobs in Connecticut will soon be out of work.
Pfizer Inc. recently announced its plan to to reduce the company’s global research organization by about 8 percent, which means hundreds or workers will lose their jobs at the company’s southeastern Connecticut facilities, according to an article by the Republican American.
Pfizer has been focusing on restructuring its worldwide company and is planning to make layoffs to help cut cots. The company’s research and development facility in Groton is its largest and it’s anticipated that as many as 500 of the company’s expected 800 layoffs could happen in Connecticut. The company employs a total of about 10,000 workers in the area.