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Suntech (STP) Cuts 800 Jobs

Suntech’s pre-global financial crisis plans included hiring 2000 more employees and expanding its capacity to 1.5 GW in 2009. Instead, plans for expansion have been put on hold, and the company has laid off 800 of its employees, 10% of its workforce. According to TradingMarkets.com, the cuts were made on the basis of competency, with the least competent employees being laid off.

TradingMarkets.com also offered some further analysis on Suntech:

The company’s plants are running

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Emcore (EMKR) To Cut Jobs

Emcore announced yesterday in an SEC filing that it will slash its workforce to help the company cope with the liquidity issues it is currently facing. The scope of the job cuts was not disclosed in the filing, and they are only one part of a package of cost-cutting measures that Emcore plans to take. From PVtech.org, here are some of the other ways that Emcore is planning to address this issue:

EMCORE is also

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