Australian telecom giant Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs
SYDNEY: Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra on Wednesday (Jun 20) announced plans to axe 8,000 jobs - a quarter of its workforce - as part of a drastic new strategy to cope with an increasingly competitive industry.
The decision by the company, one of Australia's largest ...
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