According to a report from corporate recruiters ZRG Partners, the biggest increase in pharma hiring for the first quarter came in the Austerity-R-Us region, Europe.
GSK said it will build a new facility in Ulverston, Cumbria, to boost production of ingredients for its meds and vaccines.
Swiss workers haven't taken Novartis' ( $NVS ) job-cutting plans lying down. First, union members and political activists joined protests in Basel--including one at Chairman Daniel Vasella's ( photo )
For Roche , 4,800 job cuts is enough. That's what Chairman Franz Humer told a Swiss newspaper over the weekend. Humer said the Basel-based company's current cost-squeezing program will suffice,
Hard on the heels of its merger with Cephalon , Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( $TEVA ) is sharpening its jobs axe. Israeli news sources report anywhere from 1,000 to 1,500 cuts, with most of the
In yet another pharma-layoffs development, hundreds of U.S. Sanofi employees will lose their jobs over the next several months as the company absorbs Genzyme ( $GENZ ) and prepares for loss of
Novartis ( $NVS ) Chairman Daniel Vasella ( photo ) got a pink slip on Saturday. Don't be shocked--it was a fake, presented in protest of 1,000-plus job cuts planned for the drugmaker's Swiss operations,
Since 2001, 300,000 pharma employees have lost their jobs, primarily in R&D and sales. That's according to Clifford Mintz, the founder of BioInsights, which develops and offers bioscience
The pharmaceutical industry has been hit with round after round of massive layoffs in the last several years. Tens of thousands job cuts from big companies like Merck ($MRK), AstraZeneca ($AZN) and
Another Big Pharma company is taking the scalpel to its U.S. operations. AstraZeneca ( $AZN ) says it will cut 400 jobs from its commercial business in the U.S., with most of the cuts centered on its