Salesforce: Tech giant to cut 200 Irish staff as part of global layoffs

The figure represents around 10 per cent of the 2,100 workers the company employs at its Dublin office

Salesforce has decided to downsize its operations amid an ongoing slowdown in the technology sector. Picture: Getty

Salesforce is likely to lay off around 200 staff in Ireland as part of a global round of job cuts – roughly 10 per cent of the 2,100 workers it employs at its Dublin office.

The company informed workers of the decision today, according to the Irish Independent. The figure of 200 jobs is higher than the 80 previously reported to be at risk.

Salesforce, which makes cloud software used by other businesses, employs about ...