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NEW YORK – PerkinElmer laid off 44 workers during the second quarter, the company recently disclosed in a Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The layoffs were part of a restructuring plan to realign the company's resources. PerkinElmer laid off 105 employees in Q1 as part of a similar restructuring plan.

In Q2 PerkinElmer recorded charges of about $5.6 million related to the restructuring plan, including $4.5 million in the discovery and analytical solutions segment and $1.1 million in the diagnostics segment.

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