Walmart cutting some pharmacy jobs

Seeking to reduce costs, retail giant Walmart plans to eliminate some jobs in its U.S. pharmacy business, Bloomberg reports. 

A person familiar with the decision told Bloomberg the pharmacy cuts will result in a reduction of less than 3 percent of all health and wellness employees. However, according to the posts on LinkedIn, it could mean cutting 40 percent of senior pharmacist as well as reducing the part-time workforce.

"I don’t have a lot to share right now, other than we are on a transformational journey on how we operate our pharmacies and serve our customers," Marilee McInnis, a Walmart spokesperson told Bloomberg. 

She added that the company is working to better align staff number with the demands of the business.

Walmart is still in the process of notifying employees. Affected employees will have 60 days to find another role in the company, according to the report. 

Walmart has pharmacies in almost all of its 4,700 brick-and-mortar locations. It is unclear which pharmacies will be affected. 

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