Google workers stage walkout at Zurich office to protest layoffs

Nearly 2,500 offered to reduce wages to avoid job cuts

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Google workers stage walkout at Zurich office to protest layoffs
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Google workers stage walkout at Zurich office to protest layoffs

Hundreds of Google employees staged a walkout at the company's Zurich office in Switzerland on Wednesday, after more than 200 lost their jobs due to mass layoffs.

The IT union Syndicom, which represents a group of Google employees, announced the walkout. Employees urged the company to talk to workers and explore alternative options to layoffs in a "comprehen...

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