Maryland Faces Workforce Challenges as Another Company Implements Layoffs

More job cuts are taking place in Maryland this week as LifeScience Logistics announces the closure of its Columbia facility, leading to the layoff of 99 employees. According to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, employers with over 100 full-time workers must give a 60-day notice before laying off 50 or more individuals at a single site.

LifeScience Logistics complied with this requirement by filing a WARN notice with the Maryland Department of Labor, stating that 31 employees at the Columbia facility will be laid off on January 25.

Several other businesses in Maryland have recently submitted WARN notices:

  • NextGen Healthcare, a software and services company specializing in electronic health record (EHR) software and practice management systems, will lay off 99 employees in January.
  • Leidos, an American defense, aviation, information technology, and biomedical research company, filed a
  • WARN notice indicating that 130 staff in Baltimore will be laid off on December 31.
  • Sleep Number, a bed and mattress retailer, announced the layoff of 29 staff at a store in Odenton on December 29.
  • Choice Hotels informed the Maryland Department of Labor that 85 staff at its Maryland headquarters will be laid off.
  • The total number of layoff notices in Maryland for 2023 has reached 72, surpassing last year’s total.


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