Skip to comments.2 Chesco companies report combined 168 layoffs (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Posted on 12/14/2012 9:32:50 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Two Chester County companies reported layoffs to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor in December through the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, or WARN.
The WARN Act was passed by federal and state lawmakers to protect workers by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide notification 60 calendar days in advance of plant closings and mass layoffs.
Medecision, with offices at 600, 601 and 620 Lee Road in Chesterbrook, will lay off 83 workers effective Feb. 1, 2013.
The Warn notice lists 85 layoffs but Ellen Donahue-Dalton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Medecision, said that number was reduced to 83.
Employees were notified Dec. 3, Donahue-Dalton said, noting that the company is reducing its labor force, not closing down operations at its Tredyffrin headquarters.
The layoffs are in response to the shifts in the market and getting ready for the next generation of software required by health-care organizations, Donahue-Dalton said. There is a shift in what customers are looking for. (Medecision) is gearing up for new software to respond to those shifts.
The layoffs will affect workers in software development, software program managers and technical support, Donahue-Dalton said...
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So what is this? Federal Software? Sounds like it! I think so!
with millions of new consumers you’d think the medical industry would be booming, wouldn’t you?