Research in Motion is reportedly set for a major restructure in the coming weeks, with up to 2,000 jobs under threat.
Sources told the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail a round of layoffs is due to take place on 1 June, a day before the manufacturer reveals its first quarter performance.
One source told Reuters that as many as 6,000 jobs in its 16,500 global workforce could be at risk, across its legal, marketing, sales, operations, and human resources divisions.
Last week, the manufacturer's head of global sales Patrick Spence quit the business. He is reportedly set to take a job at audio company Sonos.
RIM's CEO Thorsten Heins announced a strategic overhaul of the business when it announced its full year results in March. It lost $125m in its fourth quarter.
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