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10 recent company layoffs - Sprint Nextel Corp.

Unemployment and LayoffsCompanies and CorporationsJobs and WorkplaceSprint Nextel Corporation
Sprint Nextel Corp. Announced: Jan. 26 Number of layoffs: about 8,000 positions Reason for the cuts: The Overland Park, Kan.-based company has struggled since acquiring Nextel Communications Inc. in 2005 as technical problems, poor efforts to consolidate the two companies and stiff... Don Emmert / AFP/Getty Images