Boston University to lay off 175 employees from COVID-19 testing sites

In late March the school announced it was changing its protocols, and ending required weekly testing on May 13.

Boston University will layoff 175 people from its COVID-19 testing sites after dropping weekly testing requirements.

The school notified the state of the impending layoffs last week, but sent an email to students detailing the coming changes to their COVID-19 protocols on March 23.

“These employees demonstrated tremendous dedication over a critical period of time for the University, and BU’s Human Resources team is supporting re-employment efforts to help those interested find roles at BU,” university spokesperson Colin Riley told WCVB.

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