Employment and Redundancies


Threat of a Strike at Samsung

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Korea Herald reports that Samsung may have a strike brewing after a break down between the firm and the four trade unions that it is negotiating with. One of the …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Samsung

Samsung Display ordered to compensate employee for patents

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Elec reports that an employee of Samsung Display has been awarded compensation to a staff member by a court in Seoul for a patent relating to oxide TFTs in G6 …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Patents

UK Sales Manager Available

by Bob Raikes

We know of a very experienced UK-based display industry sales and management specialist that is looking for a new opportunity. Contact [email protected] if you are looking for someone, to be put in contact.

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Large Display Monitor| People| Vol 25 - Issue 17

HTC to Cut 15% of Workforce

by Helen Vince

Having reported its biggest ever quarterly loss last week (LDM Vol 22 No 33), HTC has announced plans to streamline its business, resulting in a 15% reduction of its global workforce, estimated to be …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| HTC| Mobile Display Monitor| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Vol 22 - Issue 33

Qualcomm to Reorganise Business, Cut 4,500 Jobs

by Helen Vince

Qualcomm has announced a major reorganisation of its business, in a plan which will see around 4,500 staff losing their jobs worldwide. The company also said it would not rule out breaking itself up. …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Microsoft Reorganises Management

by Helen Vince

In an email to employees, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, has outlined changes to the company’s senior management team, which includes the departure of Stephen Elop, Nokia’s former CEO. Nadella said he wanted to reorganise …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| People| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Darren Phelps Lenovo

Lenovo Parts Company with UK Head

by Helen Vince

Lenovo UK has announced the sudden and immediate departure of its UK & Ireland channel director, Darren Phelps. No reason was given, though reports allege that Lenovo had amassed relatively high channel inventories in …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| People| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Blackberry Makes Global Job Cuts

by Helen Vince

Blackberry is once again the subject of rumours about a possible take-over of its business, having already been linked to both Samsung and Apple so far this year as a potential acquisition target. Microsoft …

Tags:BlackBerry| Employment and Redundancies| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 22

Sharp Denies Latest Rumours – Confirms US Job Losses

by Helen Vince

Sharp issued another statement this week denying speculative reports about plans to overhaul its business. The latest rumours suggest that Sharp is in talks with state-backed Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) to invest …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Vol 22 - Issue 15

Sony to Cut Manager Roles, Sells Olympus Shares

by Helen Vince

Sony says it will reduce the number of management-level employees across all of its businesses to 20% from a current level of 40%, as part of a major overhaul of its personnel and pay …

Tags:Employment and Redundancies| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sony| Vol 22 - Issue 15