12:37 pm May 22, 2012, by Fran Jeffries
Wednesday could be D-Day for lots of employees of Hewlett-Packard, including those in Georgia.
That’s when the tech giant is expected announce plans to cut as many as 30,000 jobs across the company, according to a report in the New York Times and other media outlets.
Employees of its Georgia properties in Alpharetta and Suwanee have to be bracing for the announcement which is expected to come when H.P. releases its earnings report for its second fiscal quarter. No one seems to be speculating on how the cuts will affect its workers in Georgia.
The company will seek layoffs and voluntary retirements and the total could be as much as 10 percent of the 325,000 people it employs worldwide, the NYT reported.
H.P. has a reputation for being late or less than successful in many recent tech trends like providing cloud computing services for big companies and smartphones and tablet computers.
What has been your experience with H.P. products? Anyone worried about his or her job with the compnay?
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