LifeScan to Lay Off Up to 80 Employees in Scotland

Published: Jan 25, 2017

The largest private-sector employer in the Highlands said the job cuts were part of a wider move to shed 350 jobs from across its global diabetes care business.

At the same time, the firm’s owner revealed the business could be put up for sale after Johnston & Johnston (J&J) announced a “strategic” review of its global diabetes care group of companies.

In New Jersey, where the US healthcare giant is based, chairman and chief executive Alex Gorsky said J&J would “evaluate potential strategic options” for the business.

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