Motorola to slash 1,900 jobs worldwide

October 6, 2005

Motorola said Wednesday it will slash 1,900 jobs worldwide in an effort to boost profits.

The mobile-phone manufacturer said the job cuts will be spread across 20 countries. One of the facilities that will be affected is Motorola's manufacturing plant in Sough Korea.

The Schaumburg, Ill.-based company's third-quarter earnings results will be announced Oct. 18.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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