IBM Argentina lays off hundreds due to labor costs

first_img Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix The Ecolatina consulting firm says Argentine labor costs have more than quintupled since 2002, including a 17 percent hike in the last year.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center Sponsored Stories Comments Share Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Daycenter_img Top Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Natural spring cleaning tips and tricks for your home BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – A union for workers at IBM Argentina says the company has initiated a plan to lay off 500 workers in the next few months.Asked for comment Wednesday, the company sent a statement to The Associated Press saying only that “change is constant in the technology industry.”The union said IBM’s campus of 9,000 workers in suburban Buenos Aires would be reduced by more than 5 percent under a plan seeking to avoid losses for the subsidiary. New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t likelast_img

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