Charles River Labs to Cut 300 Jobs

1/11/10

Charles River Laboratories International (NYSE:CRL) announced today that it plans to suspend operations at its Shrewsbury, MA, facility by mid-2010, reacting to a slowdown in demand for its preclinical testing services. The Wilmington, MA-based contract research company told the online publication Mass Device that it would let go nearly 300 workers in its preclinical business. The planned cuts will be reflected in our Boston Tech Layoff Tracker.


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