PeaceHealth plans to cut 125 jobs in late April at its large medical laboratory in Springfield, as well as 56 other lab-related jobs at 14 other facilties in Lane County, according to documents released Tuesday by the state.
Overall, the Lane County layoffs make up 181 of the total 186 layoffs in Oregon associated with PeaceHealth’s sale of part of its business, the documents show.
The regional nonprofit health care provider last Wednesday announced plans for mass layoffs at PeaceHealth Laboratories, saying it could impact as many as 500 employees in Oregon, Washington and Alaska. But PeaceHealth at the time declined to provide details about exactly how many Lane County employees it would lay off.
“At that point, we just wanted you to know the scope of what it could be,” Marcy Marshall, PeaceHealth spokeswoman in Eugene, said Tuesday.
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