Teva Pharmaceuticals has informed state labor officials that will layoff 41 workers at its plant in Pomona.
The Israeli company’s location at 223 Quaker Road informed the state Department of Labor on Friday that the layoffs will occur March 31 through July 31.
Teva cited economics as the reason for the layoffs, which will affect workers represented by the United Steel Paper and Forestry Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, District 4.
Teva’s produces the blockbuster drug Copaxone, which treats multiple sclerosis.
Teva’s U.S. patent on the drug will expire in May.