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6% Of EA’s Staff Will Be Reduced As The Company Reorganizes

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The upcoming layoffs at EA will affect approximately 6% of the company’s workforce. On Wednesday, the company announced the new restructuring plan, which includes minimizing the total amount of office space and increasing the number of opportunities for potential growth.

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With almost 13,000 people currently employed by the company, it is anticipated that just under 800 people will be affected by the layoffs. EA has indicated that it is investigating the possibility of relocating some affected employees to other departments within the company.

According to GamesIndustry.biz, EA CEO Andrew Wilson commented on the company’s layoffs: “As we drive greater focus across our portfolio, we are moving away from projects that do not contribute to our strategy, reviewing our real estate footprint, and restructuring some of our teams.” This statement was made about EA’s review of its real estate footprint. “We are working through this process with the utmost care and respect because we understand this is the most challenging part.

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“In areas where we can do so, we make it possible for our coworkers to move on to other projects. In cases where that cannot be accomplished, we offer severance pay and other benefits, such as health care and assistance in career transition.

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According to EA, the firings started earlier on in this fiscal quarter. It is anticipated that they will carry on through the first part of the fiscal year, which begins in April.

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