“Research in Motion Ltd. has started laying off small batches of employees, part of a broad restructuring meant to cut costs at the struggling BlackBerry-maker, according to people familiar with the situation,” Will Connors reports for The Wall Street Journal.
“Batches of at least 10 people have been laid off for the past several weeks, according to these people,” Connors reports. “Some employees at RIM’s quality control, operations and parts departments have been among those being laid off, these people said.”
Connors reports, “Late Tuesday, a spokesman reiterated that RIM had already “reduced some positions as part of this program and may continue to do so as the company methodically works through a review of the business.” The spokesman declined to comment on recent personnel moves.”
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RIM. Dead company walking. – MacDailyNews, August 5, 2010
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]