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Google Sacked Hundreds of Core Employees, Some Positions Move to India and Mexico

Various reports suggest that the search giant is now actively looking to move some of the replacement roles to India and Mexico.

  • Google lays off about 200 employees from key teams like Flutter, Dart, and Python.
  • The Search giant is now reportedly looking to hire talent for India and Mexico.

Another day, more Google job cuts. Ahead of Google's big annual I/O developer conference this month, the search giant has let go of about 200 employees from key teams such as Flutter, Dart, Python, and others.

Employees have taken to social media to share their disappointment. A product manager of Flutter and Dart said in a Reddit thread that the layoffs had affected a lot of teams and that lots of great projects lost people.

Source: Reddit

Another employee, a Product & DevRel lead at Flutter post on X, saying, “It’s really sad to see Google making this decision in light of the record high stock price ”

The Core unit at Google builds the technology for its main products and keeps user information safe. It includes IT, Python developers, infrastructure, security, app platforms, core developers, and other engineering teams.

According to CNBC, Asim Husain, the vice president of Google Developer Ecosystem, told his team about the job cuts in an email last week. He also mentioned at a town hall meeting that this would be the largest planned cut for his team this year, as shown in an internal document.

Additionally, reports suggest that Google plans to hire new workers for roles in India and Mexico.

Edited by Harshajit Sarmah