Update: Layoffs Reported at Medtronic's Heartware Location
Posted on April 27, 2019 by Medtech[y] Staff
Earlier this week, reports of layoffs at Medtronic's Heartware location started showing up on our Medtronic company forum. , manufacturing and distribution centers in Miami Lakes, FL and Arden Hills, MN.
Medtronic spokesman Fernando Vivanco provided an update to Medtechy about the reported layoffs:
As a large global business, we regularly review our business to look for ways we can streamline our organization and be more efficient, as we need to deliver growth to the corporation. Roles across different levels, businesses, and functions have been impacted. We made every effort to reduce the impact on employees by using a combination of redeployments where possible, reducing the number of contractors, and not filling open positions.
In a story by Joe Carlson of the StarTribune, he was able to ascertain that there were enough job cuts - 85 to 100 - at Medtronic's Cardiac and Vascular Group (CVG) in Santa Rosa, California which required the company to notify government officials.
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In the last week, there have also been reports of layoffs at Medtronic Spine.
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