By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America plans to eliminate 169 jobs at Genzyme Genetics' facility in Westborough, Mass., during the next year, according to a memo sent to employees.

In the memo — which was sent last week ahead of today's announcement by LabCorp that it posted a 15 percent increase year over year in first quarter sales — LabCorp said that layoffs will happen in four phases and affect Genzyme Genetics' reimbursement team and information technology team.

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