Gov. Justice issues statement on announced layoffs at Mylan Pharmaceuticals in Monongalia County
CHARLESTON, WV - Gov. Jim Justice has issued the following statement on the announced layoffs at Mylan Pharmaceuticals in Monongalia County.
“I am deeply saddened by the news today detailing layoffs at Mylan Pharmaceuticals in Monongalia County,” said Gov. Jim Justice. “We are immediately going to marshal all of the state’s resources into that area to provide any assistance we can for those affected employees.”
“At the same time we’re also respectful that Mylan has been one of the largest employers in the state, and we hope they will remain one of our top employers. I am happy to hear they’re keeping their research and development operations here and we hope they will see the goodness and opportunities that West Virginia presents and that in the future they will be able to build on that and add to their workforce in our state again.”
“Mylan’s employees are great workers and represent the heart and soul of West Virginia and we want to reach out and try to present to them opportunities that will incentivize them to stay, live, work and grow their families in our state.”
Butch Antolini, Butch.Antolini@wv.gov