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Ericsson confirms 3,000 jobs to go in Sweden

Tuesday 4 October 2016 | 09:25 CET | News
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Ericsson has confirmed plans to cut around 3,000 jobs in Sweden and end its last production activities in its home country. The company said the changes are part of its wider restructuring programme, which requires lower costs, an increased focus on R&D and a shift from hardware to software products and more flexible production. The workforce reduction will affect 1,000 positions in production, 800 in R&D and 1,200 in other operations in Sweden. Ericsson said it intends to make "significant reductions" at the production sites Boras and Kumla, and the staff reductions will be met through a

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