Nassau University Medical Center to ax 175 workers

Nassau University Medical Center says it's laying off 175 workers this week. A hospital spokesperson says pink slips are going out on Wednesday to hospital

EAST MEADOW - Nassau University Medical Center says it's laying off 175 workers this week. A hospital spokesperson says pink slips are going out on Wednesday to hospital employees, including some doctors. Four workers at the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care facility are also getting the ax. NUMC says it's trying to close an estimated $50 million budget gap caused by rising pensions, reduced Medicaid payments and higher operating costs. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter

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