United Medical Center to cut 112 positions: 4 things to know

United Medical Center in Washington, D.C., plans to cut 112 union and nonunion jobs, according to a Washington Business Journal report.

Here are four things to know about the layoffs.

1. The layoffs represent 10 percent of United Medical Center's workforce.

2. They are part of a restructuring plan requested by city officials to reduce expenses by $10 million, according to the report.

3. Overall, University Medical Center expects the job cuts will result in $8.4 million in annual savings, plus an additional $1.6 million from adjustments to service vendor contracts, the Washington Business Journal states.

4. The job cuts come as the city seeks to hire Howard University Hospital and its partner, Paladin Healthcare Partners, to run United Medical Center.

 

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