Nearly a quarter of the workforce is being laid off at an Orleans County plant. Baxter Healthcare Corporation in Medina announced dozens of layoffs.
The notice was filed Thursday with the State Labor Department. The company states the economy as the reason for layoffs.
Baxter Healthcare manufactures surgical appliances and supplies. A total of 91 people in production-related jobs will be laid off effective Jan. 3.
A company spokesman says 370 employees will continue to work at the Medina plant supporting customers who rely on the SIGMA Spectrum Infusion Pumps.