Filings: Microsoft job cuts in Seattle area reach 2,184 people, as part of 10,000 layoffs globally
Microsoft has announced a major job cut in the Seattle area.
2,184 employees will be laid off, as part of a global restructuring plan.
The tech giant plans to cut a total of 10,000 jobs globally.
The job cuts in Seattle are part of a larger effort to streamline operations.
The company has been facing increased competition in recent years.
Microsoft will provide severance packages and job placement services for affected employees.
The layoffs are expected to be completed by mid-2022.
The restructuring plan will focus on improving the company's cloud services.
The decision comes as part of a larger trend of tech companies restructuring in response to market changes.