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May 5, 2009

Microsoft sends second wave of layoff notices to 3,000

Microsoft on Tuesday notified more than 3,000 workers that it was eliminating their jobs.

The software maker said in January that it would cut up to 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months. It made 1,400 cuts at the time. With the second wave of notifications on Tuesday, Microsoft has cut nearly all 5,000 jobs already.

Source: CNet News

April 21, 2009

More Microsoft job cuts rumored

More jobs could be cut at Microsoft Corp., according to a prominent analyst who covers the company.

Sid Parakh of McAdams Wright Ragen brokerage in Seattle said Monday in a note to investors that “over the last week, we have heard from multiple sources that Microsoft may engage in additional restructuring activities in the near-to-mid term.”

Source: Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

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