NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer reduced its workforce by 62 employees during the first quarter as part of a restructuring plan, the company said in its Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.

The restructuring plan, approved during the first quarter, focuses resources on higher growth end markets and resulted in a $2.3 million pre-tax restructuring charge PerkinElmer took in its Human Health segment related to the workforce reduction, and a $200,000 pre-tax restructuring charge it took in its Environmental Health segment.

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