Microsoft continues to make global job cuts in its workforce. In its latest move, the company is looking to lay off 689 employees in its Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah offices.
Description was shared by Washington State Employment Security Department on Monday, which also shared previous layoffs by Microsoft in Seattle. This recent announcement will result in a total of 2,184 job cuts in the sector.
latest layoffs Allegedly The said locations covered various divisions of the company, including Visual Studio for Mac, Entertainment and Tools, Azure Edge+ Platform, and more. according to other reportsThe software giant confirmed the action was due to lack of customer demand.
is still part of Microsoft’s global job cut plan announced in JanuaryWhich will impact 10,000 employees by the end of the company’s FY23 Q3 set on March 31. Despite this, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promised to provide benefits to those affected.
“We are committed to ensuring everyone whose role is eliminated has our full support during these transitions,” Nadella explained in January. confirm that Company’s job cut plan. “U.S.-benefit-eligible employees will receive a variety of benefits, including above-market severance pay, continued health care coverage for six months, continued vesting of stock awards for six months, career transition services and 60 years from termination.” days’ notice is included. regardless of whether such notice is legally required. Benefits for employees outside the US will be consistent with employment laws in each country.”
Judging by past reports of these layoff rounds, job cuts have already affected multiple departments and Microsoft locations. Some of the offices and departments that are already suffering include Germany, LinkedIn, Cloud Services Sales Department, githubindustrial metaverse core, 343 industry, Mixed Reality Toolkit, AltSpaceVR, Bethesda Game Studios, and The Alliance,