Charles Riv­er Lab­o­ra­to­ries to lay off 55 em­ploy­ees in Cal­i­for­nia

Charles Riv­er Lab­o­ra­to­ries plans to lay off 55 em­ploy­ees in the Bay Area af­ter de­cid­ing to stop its phar­ma­co­ki­net­ic and phar­ma­col­o­gy work there.

Ac­cord­ing to a WARN no­tice in Cal­i­for­nia, the lay­offs will go in­to ef­fect Sept. 19. A spokesper­son for Charles Riv­er con­firmed the lay­offs.

“Charles Riv­er is con­tin­u­ous­ly eval­u­at­ing our busi­ness op­er­a­tions and have de­ter­mined that the phar­ma­co­ki­net­ic and phar­ma­col­o­gy ser­vices pro­vid­ed [by] our dis­cov­ery site in South San Fran­cis­co are not cur­rent­ly a strate­gic fit to sup­port fu­ture growth,” the spokesper­son said in a state­ment.

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