LSU Health to Lay Off Workers at 7 Hospitals

Louisiana State University Health, based in Baton Rouge, La., sent notice of impending layoffs to employees of seven LSU public hospitals, resulting from the recent $29 million fiscal budget cut by Gov. Bobby Jindal, according to a report by The Advocate.

The total number of job cuts was not specified.

The seven public hospitals, all based in Louisiana, affected include: Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, University Medical Center in Lafayette, LSU Interim Hospital in New Orleans, Lallie Kemp Medical Center in Independence, Bogalusa Medical Center, Leonard Chabert Medical Center in Houma and W.O Moss Medical Center in Lake Charles.

LSU Health expects more cuts for their Care Sciences Center in Shreveport, which also will include hospitals in Monroe and Pineville.

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