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# tech lay offs

Last year
Worldwide tech job cuts having ‘no visible impact’ on Irish labour market
Microsoft Ireland staff informed of 120 job losses
PayPal to cut around 2,000 jobs, 7% of its global workforce
Spotify to cut 6% percent of workforce, around 600 employees
Google's parent company Alphabet plans to cut around 12,000 jobs, 6% of its global workforce