Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota To Cut 450 Tech Jobs


By Peter Cox, MPR News

“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will cut around 450 positions over the next four years with losses coming in information technology, the state’s largest insurer said Tuesday.

Those job cuts will be made gradually, from 2016 through 2019, in order to make the reductions transparent and predictable to employees, the company said in a statement. Blue Cross employs about 3,500 people throughout Minnesota, so the cuts represent about 13 percent of the current workforce.”

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