FACTBOX-Jobs gloom for 2009

Mon Feb 9, 2009 11:18am GMT

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 Feb 9 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said it would slash
production and cut headcount by 20,000 workers. [ID:nT132934]
 Following are details of announced job cuts in excess of
2,000, by region and by sector since the beginning of September:
 
 REGION - EUROPE:
 COMPANY                 SECTOR           NUMBERS    DATE  
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 Renault (RENA.PA)       Auto             6,000     Sept 09
 Stora Enso (STERV.HE)   Paper            3,150     Sept 10
 Alitalia AZPIa.MI     Airlines         3,000     Sept 15
 Akzo Nobel (AKZO.AS)    Manufacturing    3,500     Sept 29
 Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE)   Auto             2,300     Oct  14
 Volvo (VOLVb.ST)        Auto/Equipment   5,960    Sept-Jan
 ChTPZ Group             Steel pipes      4,900     Nov  07
 British Telecom (BT.L)  Telecoms        10,000     Nov  13
 Spansion Inc SPSN.O   Semiconductor    4,000     NOV  18
 Wolseley (WOS.L)        Plumbing/Heating 7,300     Nov  18
                         Supplier 
 PSA Peugeot-Citroen
      (PEUP.PA)          Auto             3,550     Nov  20
 Rolls-Royce (RR.L)      Engine maker  1,500-2,000  Nov  20
 Sandvik (SAND.ST)       Tool maker       2,400     Nov  20
 Skanska (SKAb.ST)       Construction     3,400     Nov  25
 ArcelorMittal
     (ISPA.AS) MTP.PA  Steel            9,000     Nov  27
 Telecom Italia (TLIT.MI)Telecoms         9,000     Dec   3
 SKF (SKFb.ST)           Bearings         2,500     Dec  10
 Rio Tinto (RIO.AX)      Mining          14,000     Dec  10
 Stanley Works (SWK.N)   Tools            2,000     Dec  11
 Electrolux (ELUXb.ST)   Home Appliance   3,000     Dec  15
 Laird Plc (LRD.L)       Electronics      5,000     Dec  16
 Elcoteq ELQAV.HE      Electronics      5,000     Jan  15
 Metro AG (MEOG.DE)      Retail          15,000     Jan  20
 Philips Electronics
 (PHG.AS)(PHG.N)         Electronics      6,000     Jan  26
 Corus                   Steel            3,500     Jan  26
 STMicroelectronics
   (STM.PA)              Chip maker       4,500     Jan  27
 SAP (SAPG.DE)           Software         3,300     Jan  28
 GKN Plc (GKN.L)         Aerospace        2,800     Oct/Jan
 AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) Drugmaker        6,000     Jan  29
 Atlas Copco (ATCOa.ST)  Machinery        3,000     Feb  02
 SAS (SAS.ST)            Airlines         8,600     Feb  03
 
 REGION - NORTH AMERICA:
 COMPANY                 SECTOR        NUMBERS    DATE
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 Hewlett-Packard (HPQ.N) IT            24,600     Sept 15
 Federal Mogul (FDML.O)  Auto, Engg.    4,000     Sept 17
 Micron Technology MU.NIT             2,800     Oct  09
 Merck & Co (MRK.N)      Pharma         6,800     Oct  22
 XEROX CORP (XRX.N)      Technology     3,000     Oct  23
 Chrysler LLC CBS.UL   Auto           6,000     Oct  24
 Whirlpool Corp (WHR.N)  Consumer       5,000     Oct  28
 Gannett Co Inc (GCI.N)  Media          3,200     Oct  28
 YRC Worldwide
    Inc (YRCW.O)         Transport      3,750     Oct  29
 Motorola MOT.N        Mobile phones  7,000     Oct/Jan
 Ford Motor Co (F.N)     Auto           2,260     Nov  07
 DHL Express BV DHL.UL Transport      9,500     Nov  10
 Sun Microsystems JAVA.O IT     Up to 6,000     Nov  14
 Pepsi Bottling Group
    Inc  PBG.N         Soft drink     3,150     Nov  18
 AT&T Inc (T.N)          Telecom       12,000     Dec   4
 DuPont (DD.N)           Chemical       2,500     Dec   4
 Avis Budget Group
    Inc  CAR.N         Car Rental     2,200     Dec   4
 Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) Chemical       5,000     Dec   8
 Wyndham Worldwide
    Corp (WYN.N)         Hotel          4,000     Dec   8
 3M Co (MMM.N)           Manufacturer   2,300     Dec   8
 Office Depot Inc ODP.NRetail         2,200     Dec  10
 BorgWarner Inc (BWA.N)  Auto           3,000     Dec  11
 Ryder System Inc (R.N)  Truck Leasing  3,100     Dec  17
 Textron Inc (TXT.N)     Airlines       2,200     Dec  22
 Alcoa Inc (AA.N)        Aluminum prod 15,000     Jan   6
 EMC Corp (EMC.N)        IT             2,400     Jan   7
 Dell DELL.O           IT         1,900-3000    Jan   8
 Boeing Co (BA.N)        Airlines       4,500     Jan   9
 Cessna Aircraft         Airlines       2,000     Jan  12
 MeadWestvaco
    Corp  (MWV.N)        Packaging      2,000     Jan  15
 Hertz Global Hldgs
    Inc (HTZ.N)          Car rental     4,000     Jan  16
 Eaton Corp (ETN.N)      Manufacturer   5,200     Jan  20
 Intel Corp (INTC.O)     IT             6,000     Jan  21
 Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) IT             5,000     Jan  22
 Texas Instruments
 TXN.N                 IT             3,400     Jan  26
 Sprint Nextel Corp (S.N)Telecom        8,000     Jan  26
 Home Depot Inc (HD.N)   Home
                         Improvement    7,000     Jan  26
 General Motors Corp
 (GM.N)                  Auto           2,000     Jan  26
 Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) Earth-Moving
                         Equipment     21,610   Jan 26/30
 Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)      Pharma        19,500     Jan  26
 Molex Inc MOLX.O      Electronics    9,300     Dec/Jan
 Corning Inc (GLW.N)     Manufacturer   4,900     Jan  27
 Jabil Circuit Inc
   (JBL.N)               Electronics    3,000     Jan  28
 Eastman Kodak Co
   EK.N              Camera, printing 4,500     Jan  29
 Macy's Inc (M.N)        Retail         7,000     Feb  02
 Cisco Systems Inc
 (CSCO.O)                IT         1,500-2000    Feb  04
 Estee Lauder Cos Inc
 (EL.N)                  Cosmetics      2,000     Feb  05
 
 REGION - ASIA-PACIFIC:
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 COMPANY                 SECTOR        NUMBERS    DATE   
 Nissan (7201.T)         Auto           2,500     Oct  13
 Sony Corp (6758.T)      Electronics   16,000     Dec   9
 TDK Corp (6762.T)       Electronics    8,000     Jan   8
 Lenovo Group (0992.HK)  IT             2,500     Jan   8
 BHP Billiton Ltd/Plc
 (BHP.AX)                Mining         6,000     Jan  21
 Panasonic Corp (6752.T) Electronics   15,000     Feb   4
 Nissan Motor Co (7201.T)Auto          20,000     Feb   9
 
 REGION - AFRICA
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 COMPANY                 SECTOR        NUMBERS    DATE   
 Lonmin  (LONJ.J)        Mining         5,500     Nov/Dec
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     TOTAL                         508,030
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 (Writing by Jijo Jacob and Carl Bagh, Bangalore Editorial
Reference Unit. Editing and additional writing by David Cutler,
London Editorial Reference Unit)

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