Finland - Microsoft to lay off 1350 workers - May 31, 2016

Microsoft has announced it is shutting down mobile device research and development operations in Finland with the loss of some 1,350 jobs. Worldwide an additional 500 jobs will be cut. The company bought Nokia’s mobile phone business in 2014 but has failed to make it profitable. In 2015 the firm shut down some operations and went over to the closure of the Salo site with the loss of 2,300 jobs.

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