News: IBM said to start US jobs cuts amid global reduction

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IBM said to start US jobs cuts amid global reduction

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) began cutting US jobs on Wednesday as part of a plan announced in April to spend $1 billion globally to trim its workforce, a person familiar with the move told Bloomberg.

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) began cutting US jobs on Wednesday as part of a plan announced in April to spend $1 billion globally to trim its workforce, a person familiar with the move told Bloomberg.

The reduction will target employees with a range of seniority, from rank-and-file workers to executives, said the person, who asked not to be named because the information is private. Some US employees began to receive notifications of the cuts last night, according to Lee Conrad, a coordinator for Alliance@IBM, an employee group.

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