GE to cut up to 6,500 jobs in energy units acquired from Alstom

General Electric said Wednesday it plans to cut up to 6,500 jobs in Europe from the energy units it acquired from France`s Alstom last year.

AFP| Updated: Jan 13, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

General Electric said Wednesday it plans to cut up to 6,500 jobs in Europe from the energy units it acquired from France`s Alstom last year.

"The restructuring plan will touch several European countries and impact potentially 6,500 jobs out of 35,000," a GE spokesman told AFP, confirming in part a report in the l`Est Republican newspaper.