Sedgwick Trades Staff For Tech, Hands Out Pink Slips

By Kali Hays (June 3, 2016, 5:59 PM EDT) -- Sedgwick LLP confirmed Friday that it has recently laid of a number of staffers in an effort to maintain efficiency as technology continues to allow for slimmer ranks.

The firm's chief marketing officer, Chris Carter, said Friday that the decision to cut fewer than 10 staff positions "was not taken lightly," but that "technological advancements continue to allow for leaner staff ratios" at many firms, including Sedgwick.

"Like any well-run business, we must evaluate our needs to ensure we are delivering outstanding service and value to our clients," Carter said. "We strive to maintain efficient staff ratios and are making necessary...

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