IBM fired 1,00,000 people in recent years to ‘appear trendy’

In an effort to boost its appeal to millennials and to appear cool, IBM fired as many as 1,00,000 employees in recent years. This information was according to a deposition from a former Vice President in an ongoing age discrimination lawsuit.

The company is already facing several lawsuits accusing it of firing aged workers. The company issued a statement saying that 50,000 employees are hired each year.

The number of IBM employees has fallen to its lowest point in the last six years.

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