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Google to Cut 12,000 Jobs in 6% Reduction of Global Workforce

  • Company is latest tech giant to significantly reduce headcount
  • Severance packages include vacation, bonus pay and health care
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Google Slashes 12,000 Jobs, 6% of Global Workforce
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Google parent Alphabet Inc. said it will cut about 12,000 jobs, more than 6% of its global workforce, becoming the latest tech giant to retrench after years of abundant growth and hiring.

The cuts will affect jobs globally and across the entire company, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai told employees in an email on Friday, writing that he takes “full responsibility for the decisions that led us here.”