Highmark Lays Off 132

Pittsburgh-based Highmark has laid off 132 information technology and sales employees, according to a WPXI report.

About half of the affected employees were based in Pittsburgh, while the rest were in Camp Hill, Pa. The healthcare company cut employees to increase efficiencies.

Even though the majority (120) of the cut jobs were in information technology, Highmark does plan to add 96 jobs in IT in the upcoming months, according to the report.

Highmark employs roughly 20,000 in its health insurance business, according WPXI.

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