CVS Health Corp Cutting 600+ jobs
& Hundreds of LP jobs cut
CVS is making cuts at its corporate offices in
Rhode Island, Illinois and Arizona over the next two months, citing an
increasingly competitive environment. The drugstore chain operator, which is
expected to report third-quarter results next week, employs more than 240,000
people in the United States.
Employees being affected will be allowed to apply for other positions in the
company, the company said in a statement.
Sources tell The Daily - Cuts were made at the Corporate Office that
included three Senior LP Level positions, while most of the LP shake-up was in the field.
They restructured the Senior
Regional Loss Prevention Manager position and eliminated nearly half of
those positions throughout the country. Where they had two in
larger markets they went to having one Regional LPM.
The Pharmacy (Drug
Diversion) Investigations positions, a new position started last year is also
The hourly Market Investigator positions
are being reduced fom 500 positions to 300 positions according to sources.
Thereby eliminating as many as 200 positions.
On the flip-side, a newly created Asset Protection Manager position
has been created to manage the Market Investigations teams throughout the
Sources: U.S. intel warning of possible al Qaeda
attacks in U.S. Monday
News has learned about a potential terror threat for the day before the
Sources told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton
that U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al Qaeda
could be planning attacks in three states for Monday.
It is believed New
York, Texas and Virginia are all possible targets, though no specific locations
U.S. authorities are taking the threat seriously, though
the sources stress the intelligence is still being assessed and its credibility
hasn’t been confirmed. Counterterrorism officials were alerted to the threat out
of abundance of caution.
A senior FBI official told CBS News, “The
counterterrorism and homeland security communities remain vigilant and
well-postured to defend against attacks here in the United States. The FBI,
working with our federal, state and local counterparts, shares and assesses
intelligence on a daily basis and will continue to work closely with law
enforcement and intelligence community partners to identify and disrupt any
potential threat to public safety.”
Intelligence about potential threats
always increases during holiday seasons and when big events are approaching.
As Election Day nears, federal law enforcement is planning for several
Earlier this week, an alert warned local police of
“polling places” being seen as “attractive targets” for “lone wolf”-type attacks
by individuals motivated by violent extremist ideologies, sovereign citizen or
other extremist activity.
New York City Prepares For
Election Day - New York City
officials warned about possible al Qaeda terror attack ahead of election. Gov.
Andrew Cuomo declined to confirm the threat Friday but also noted the high state
of alert for Election Day. “We have more state police, more National Guard, more
soldiers on duty than ever before,” he said. “So the bad news is New York is often a threat. The good news is
we’ve been dealing with this now for over a decade and we have prepared for it.”