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Globus lays off Nuvasive employees after merger

More than 150 positions in California were cut in January, according to a state notice reviewed by MedTech Dive.

Elise Reuter, Reporter – January 26, 2024 –

Globus Medical is laying off staff after the company merged with spine specialist Nuvasive. 

In California alone, the company is cutting more than 150 positions, according to documents reviewed by MedTech Dive.

Nuvasive said it “will be laying off a number of its employees” in San Diego, where it was headquartered, according to a Jan. 3 notice shared with MedTech Dive by the California Employment Development Department. The affected employees were notified in the first week of January, and their last day of employment will be March 5, according to the document. Nuvasive’s San Diego office will remain open. 

A Globus spokesperson said the company is restructuring but declined to say how many positions were affected.

“As part of our ongoing integration, we recently announced some organizational restructuring across the combined company in support of our committed synergy delivery,” the spokesperson wrote in an email.  


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