Since the close of 2008, the number of Fidelity
workers in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park (RTP), went down by 6
The News Observer
reports. The drop, notes
the pub, isn't as large as the staff reductions
Fidelity implemented in other outposts.
Fidelity had 2,449 RTP workers on its payroll at the end of 2008. The reduction of nearly 150 jobs resulted from
attrition and two rounds of layoffs, Fidelity spokesperson Vin Loporchio told The News Observer.
The Boston-headquartered mutual fund titan cut a total of 16 percent of its workforce over that period. Fidelity's current headcount totals 37,000.
Armie Margaret Lee
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