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SAS Group. (Europe Report).(to lay off an additional 4,000 employees)(Brief Article)

SAS Group said April 10 that it will lay off an additional 4,000 employees--almost 13% of its workforce--over 18 months starring this spring. Job curs will affect all workgroups and are in addition to two previous rounds of layoffs affecting 5,700 positions. The draconian decision is the cornerstone of another round of "comprehensive restructuring" mandated by the board "to ensure ... profitability, long-term competitiveness and efficient flight operations. …

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