Wipro lays off 120 workers in US due to ‘realignment of enterprise needs’
San Francisco: IT big Wipro has laid off at least 120 workers in the state of Florida, the US, due to a “realignment of enterprise requires”.
The firm detailed the layoffs in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) notice filed with the Florida Division of Financial Chance, reports Channel Futures.
The job cuts by Wipro are at only 1 place in Tampa.
“Extra than one hundred of the impacted workers are processing agents. The rest are group leaders and a group manager,” the report described.
In a statement, Wipro stated this is an isolated incident.
“Wipro remains deeply committed to the area. And all other Wipro workers serving consumers in the Tampa region stay unaffected,” the firm told the publication.
The layoffs, which are permanent, will get started in Could, according to the report.
The Indian IT big announced the opening of its Americas headquarters in East Brunswick, New Jersey, earlier this month.
Wipro has about 20,500 workers situated across the United States, Canada and LATAM (Mexico and Brazil).
In India, Wipro in January laid off extra than 400 fresher workers for poor functionality in internal assessment tests.
At a time when the job marketplace is hit by increasing layoffs, Wipro has also written to fresh recruits who have been presented Rs six.five lakh per annum, asking if they would be capable to perform for Rs three.five lakh per annum.