Home care employees in Calgary lose jobs

CBC News has learned that 27 home care employees have been told by Alberta Health Services that their services are no long needed.

Alberta Health Services issues pink slips to 27 home care workers

CBC News has confirmed that 27 home care workers in Calgary have been given layoff notices.

Alberta Health Services says the notices mainly affect people in clerical roles.

A spokesperson says it's part of a push for greater efficiency and efforts to cut down on duplication of work.

AHS adds that efforts will be made to relocate the workers in other positions.