Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) is the largest pharmacy benefit management organization in the United States. This week, the company submitted a WARN notification with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. According to that letter, the company has decided to close and permanently lay off employees at ESI’s pharmacy in Columbus, Ohio. The pharmacy is located at 255 Phillipi Road in Columbus, Ohio.
The company anticipates the first date of separation to occur on or shortly after June 10, 2018. As a result of the closure, the company expects to lay off more than 450 workers. 97 of the impacted workers are pharmacists. The full WARN notification can be found here.