Abbott lays off tons of of short-term staff at Westbrook plant

Abbott Labs has laid off many of the short-term staff at its Westbrook facility, together with tons of of immigrant staff who had been assembling fast COVID checks through the pandemic.

Abbott didn’t say what number of staff had been let go, however social service businesses mentioned it’s round 750 individuals.

A type of is a Congolese man named Doudou, who got here to the U.S. along with his spouse to hunt asylum.