Bloomberg Law
Jan. 20, 2023, 8:03 PM

Google to Cut 12,000 Jobs in 6% Slash to Global Workforce (3)

Julia Love
Davey Alba
Mark Bergen
Mark Bergen
Bloomberg News

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.”

US workers targeted for dismissal received a separate email, Pichai wrote, without elaborating on the specifics. Those employees will receive a minimum of 60 days’ pay, their 2022 bonuses and a severance ...

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