Mayo Health System has announced layoffs will be coming in the next couple of months at its La Crosse location.
The number of employees affected is unclear, but a notice was sent to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development saying it may exceed the WARN requirements, which occurs if it impacts at least 100 people.
Along with closing three residential facilities that house those with mental health and addiction issues, neonatal nurses and nursing administrators will be impacted.
Employees are being given the option of alternative employment within Mayo.
Mayo released a statement saying:
“For the past several months, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse has been working through an integration process to ensure we are aligned with our strengths, and maximizing our resources with a sharpened focus on providing expert hospital and clinical services. Due to this restructuring, Mayo Clinic Health System was required to send a WARN notice to the Wisconsin Dislocated Worker Unit when a reduction in the workforce is pending. The limited number of employees affected have been notified and we have been working with them to find positions within Mayo Clinic Health System. We can reassure our patients that Mayo Clinic Health System will continue to provide compassionate, high quality care to the communities that we serve.”
The layoffs will take effect on July 1.