IBM Said to Be Shedding Jobs in Vermont and Elsewhere

Jun 12, 2013

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IBM says it won't comment on reports of layoffs at its facilities in Vermont and elsewhere.

State officials said Wednesday that IBM had notified them that a national reorganization would result in job losses in Vermont.

IBM spokesman Jeff Couture says the company does not publicly discuss the details of staffing plans.

The labor organization Alliance @ IBM said on its website that 121 jobs were expected to be cut from the company's storage systems development division. The website contained individual reports of layoffs in Vermont, Massachusetts, New York and North Carolina.

Vermont Labor Commissioner Annie Noonan says the company had slightly more than 4,000 workers in Vermont as of Wednesday morning. She did not know how many were being laid off.

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