Orange County Business Journal

LabCorp Unit in Irvine to Cut Jobs

Vita Reed Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Laboratory Corp. of America will lay off 156 workers at its Integrated Oncology specialty testing unit in Irvine, according to a state filing.

The layoffs will start Oct. 19 and continue through Dec. 31, according to the filing.

Burlington, N.C.-based LabCorp got the Irvine facility through its $155 million buy of US Labs, which was based in Irvine, in 2005.

LabCorp also bought the assets of Santa Ana-based Westcliff Clinical Laboratories Inc. in 2011 for $57.5 million.

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