Panasonic May Cut More Jobs as $9.6 Billion Loss Forecast
Panasonic Corp., Japan's third- biggest employer, eliminated almost 39,000 jobs in the past year, and its chief financial officer said the TV maker doesn't plan another round of cuts. Investors say it has to.
Even after reducing its workforce by about 11 percent -- almost double the reductions at Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. combined -- Panasonic will post a 765 billion-yen ($9.6 billion) loss in the year ending March 31, the company said yesterday. Panasonic plunged the most in at least 38 years in Tokyo trading today