Wipro: Wipro to cut 120 jobs in the US, calling it an “isolated incident”
More than 100 affected employees are believed to be outsourcing agents. The rest are the team leader and a team manager.
Wipro statement on job cuts
In a statement, Wipro called these job cuts an isolated incident. “Wipro has reduced its headcount in Tampa due to restructured business needs,” the company said. This is an isolated incident. Wipro remains deeply committed to the region. And all other Wipro employees serving customers in the Tampa area remain unaffected.”
With these job cuts, Wipro, along with more than 20 channel businesses, has cut workers since the beginning of the year. The layoffs, which are permanent, will begin in May.
Wipro has approximately 20,500 employees across the United States, Canada, and LATAM (Mexico and Brazil). Globally, the company has more than 250,000 employees and business partners in 66 countries. Earlier this month, Wipro announced the opening Americas headquarters in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The Americas region accounts for nearly 60% of Wipro’s global sales.
Earlier this year, Wipro laid off more than 400 new employees for poor performance on internal assessment tests. The company has also announced a pay cut for new recruits. “From every entry-level employee, a certain level of proficiency is expected in their specified field of work. The evaluation process includes matching the employee to the requirements of the employee. This evaluation process, systematic and comprehensive, entails a series of actions such as mentoring, retraining and separating employees from the company,” the company said. company explained the layoff.