Thursday, May 28, 2015

State offers Cigna millions, begs it not to leave

Delaware dangles $2.4 million to keep Cigna's expat healthcare workers in Claymont

State offers Cigna millions, begs it not to leave

Delaware is offering Philadelphia-based Cigna $2.4 million not to move 470 corporate-health-insurance jobs out of Claymont when its lease expires next year, reports the Wilmington News-Journal here. The company is toying with whether to "consolidate" those jobs, presumably to Pennsylvania.

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