Xerox confirmed that the company is cutting jobs at locations across the US and Canada, which includes employees at its Webster (New York) campus.
In a statement, Xerox says a number of its employees were informed yesterday that their positions would be eliminated.
According to the company, the positions are primarily part of Xerox's internal IT operations. These comprise of IT software engineers, system engineers, program managers and associated support as well as finance managers.
Xerox representatives confirmed there are less than 250 job cuts in New York State but have not revealed how many job cuts were made at this time.
“Every decision is a difficult one and we understand the impact on individuals,” said Xerox spokesperson Bill McKee in an emailed statement.
The cuts are part of Xerox’s initiative to optimize its operations globally and are part of the company’s restructuring activities.