SSM Cuts Nearly 600 Jobs in 4 States
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis-based Catholic-sponsored health care system is cutting 586 jobs in four states, including 206 in the St. Louis region and 55 in southern Illinois.
Fifty-five positions are being eliminated at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon and St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia. A spokesperson for the hospitals tells News 3 that workers affected by the cuts are being given 60-day notices and will receive severance packages.
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