Intel: Up to 6,000 jobs affected by production halt and facility closings
The reports about job cuts don't stop these days. Now Intel announced that up to 6,000 employees are affected by the closing of three facilities and other necessary arrangements.
Only recently Intel mentioned that loss in the first quarter is possible. As a result of the financial situation, the company now announced that in 2009 three facilities, two in Malaysia and one on the Philippines, will be closed and production will be put on hold in a fourth factory.
All in all up to 6,000 employees could be affected by these consolidation actions. But in the press release Intel also mentions that not all of the employees will lose their job but might be offered positions in other facilities.
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