Hospira, which announced earlier this year that it would close its Clayton plant next month, is set to begin laying off employees in July.
The company announced in a letter filed Monday with the N.C. Department of Commerce that about 100 employees will lose their job over a two-week period beginning on July 3.
The closing of the Clayton plant, which makes injectable drugs and other medical products, will affect 250 employees. The Clayton workers can apply for other jobs with the company, and Hospira said in its letter this week that it is working to find jobs at other sites for some employees.
Hospira will spend about $15 million on severance, retention, and other employee assistance related to the closing, the company reported in an earlier regulatory filing.
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In announcing its decision to close the plant, Hospira said it did so after analyzing the market needs for the four products and how the plant fits in Hospira's operations network.
Hospira employs about 3,000 people at other plants in North Carolina.