IBM cuts 1,400 sales jobs

28 January 2009

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) cut at least 1,400 sales jobs last week to reduce costs amidst the financial downturn, Bloomberg reported. The job cuts took place in the sales and distribution unit, according to a copy of an agreement sent by Lee Conrad, national coordinator for the Alliance for IBM. The organisation, which is seeking union recognition at IBM, said similar cuts probably were made at the company's software unit.

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