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RIM plans to cut ‘at least 2,000 jobs’
29 May 2012
BlackBerry maker to plans to announce further cuts this week after reducing staff from 20,000 to 16,500
Research in Motion
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, which employs around16,500 people, is planning another reorganisation and a cut in employment. The reorganisation will see job losses for 2,000 employees of the Canadian company worldwide, local media reported.
The Toronto Globe and Mail, citing people close to the smartphone maker, said that the announcement is scheduled for around June 1, though others expected it earlier.
A source told Globe and Mail that the job cuts could affect up to 6,000 employees and impact the company’s legal, marketing, sales, operations, and human resources divisions. A RIM spokeswoman, however, declined to comment on the matter. GTB
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