More Bay Area Life-Sci Shops Expect to Freeze Hiring or Lay Off Workers in 2010 | GenomeWeb

By Alex Philippidis

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In San Francisco, one year into a severe national recession, confidence in the economy has slipped enough among many of the Bay Area’s life-sciences companies that one-third said they will either hold their workforces steady or cut them during 2010 — more than double the percentage of a year ago — according to a real estate survey whose results were released Wednesday.

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