Nokia has struck an agreement with union leaders to cut 1,000 jobs at its oldest cell phone manufacturing plant in Finland, according to news reports.
Nokia said that up to 1,000 jobs would be cut from the plant in Salo, Finland. The facility will be converted to handle software customization and the phones will be manufactured in Asia. There are currently about 1,700 employees working at the Salo facility. Most of the cuts will be completed by the end of June.