Type
Internal restructuring
Country
World
Region
Location of affected unit(s)
Sector
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

2,500 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
5 May 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date

Description

Sun Microsystems, an American IT company, has announced that it is to cut up to 2,500 jobs (7,5% of its workforce worldwide), due to the first quarter 2008 losses amounting to aprroximately USD 34 million. As of May 2008, there is no information on when the job losses will be implemented by.


Sources

  • 5 May 2008: Hospod├írske noviny

Citation

Eurofound (2008), Sun Microsystems, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 66617, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66617.