EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sun Microsystems

Company/Organisation:
Sun Microsystems

Geographic Location

Country: World

Company

Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 33500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-05-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 2500
Planned Job Reductions max: 2500
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Sun Microsystems, an American IT company, has announced that it is to cut up to 2,500 jobs (7,5% of its workforce worldwide), due to the first quarter 2008 losses amounting to aprroximately USD 34 million. As of May 2008, there is no information on when the job losses will be implemented by.