THOUSAND OAKS (CBSLA.com) — Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc. placed dozens of staffers on paid leave this week, a company representative confirms to CBS2.
Roughly 70 positions, primarily in the Information Systems department, will be eliminated.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
However, affected employees will receive paychecks until August.READ MORE: Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman's Life On Plane
“The majority of the positions were eliminated due to recently outsourced work. Each of the individuals notified was offered comprehensive severance benefits that provide cash, health insurance and career transition services,” Amgen’s Kristen Davis said.MORE NEWS: Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
No other details were immediately available.