Employee Cuts at Microsoft
With Microsoft declining to issue an official statement about the matter, however, confirming the full scope and timetable of any layoffs is difficult. Sites such as TechFlash have cited anonymous sources as saying any layoffs will be relatively small in number, certainly in comparison to the more than 5,000 employees that were officially axed throughout the course of 2009. The Wall Street Journal said a "person familiar with the matter" indicated that the layoffs will be "consistent with small reductions in staff the company has done in the past."
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