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Most of Allergan's 1,500 job cuts will be in Southern California
Most of Allergan's 1,500 job cuts will be in Southern California

Most of the 1,500 job cuts that Botox maker Allergan Inc. announced Monday morning will be made in Southern California, the company’s chief executive said. Allergan plans to eliminate 650 research and development jobs, the bulk of them at its sprawling Irvine campus, Allergan chief David E.I. Pyott said in an interview with The Times. The company will also close facilities in Santa Barbara (300 employees) and Carlsbad (100 employees), Pyott said. “Sadly, I have to say, it will be quite a big effect on Southern California,” Pyott said. “Clearly there’s a big impact in Irvine.” The cuts are intended to increase profits and make Allergan more...

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