Future unclear for some employees of Convergys in Tucson - Tucson News Now

Future unclear for some employees of Convergys in Tucson

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

About 250 employees in the pharmacy program at Convergys could not have jobs at the end of the month, unless they receive a pharmacy technician trainee license from the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy. 

Ed Loyd, the communications director for Convergys sent Tucson News Now this statement: 

"Today we communicated to our employees on a pharmacy program in our Tucson site that, going forward, they will be required to have a trainee license from the State. More than 300 hundred employees already have this license and continue to work as scheduled. The remaining 250 will receive healthcare coverage and other support we can offer in an effort to help everyone become compliant by the end of April."

Convergys is a call center located on Tucson's west side. The company has locations all across the world, according to their website

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