Nearly ten thousand dismissal at Johnson & Johnson

By: trademagazin Date: 2009. 11. 04. 00:00

Nearly ten thousand people could be affected by Johnson & Johnson health-fresh cosmetic company's announcement, that due to cost-cutting programs, 7 percent redundancies are planned.

The company aims to improve the profitability with this step, which affects seven percent of the 120 thousand workers. The company expects a 1.7 billion USD before tax savings from  2011 from the redundancies and other cost reduction measures.
The company's third-quarter after-tax profit increased by 1.1 percent due to past cost reductions to 3.35 billion USD, 1.20 USD per share. Revenue fell by 5.3 percent to 15.08 billion USD – reports

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