Sprint cutting 829 jobs at Overland Park campus

Sprint Corp. has given layoff notices to 829 employees at its Overland Park campus, the company announced late Friday in a filing with the Kansas Department of Commerce.

Heavy job cuts have been expected since October, when Sprint announced a $2.5 billion cost-cutting plan. The number of layoffs in operations outside the Kansas City area still hasn’t been disclosed.

Michelle Boyd, a Sprint spokeswoman, said about 6,000 employees would remain at the Overland Park campus after the cuts, and that affected employees would be eligible for the company’s current severance package.

Read more: Kansas City Star

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