The global initiative is part of "previously announced plans to increase cost-efficiency and adapt to the challenging market environment," the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
Employees can apply for the package between March and May, Nokia said.
Nokia, which plans to slash annual costs at its key handset unit by more than 700 million euros ($897 million), has said it would continue efforts to cut operational expenses, looking at all areas and activities.
Nokia looking for 1,000 volunteers for job cuts
Posted on Wednesday, Feb 25 2009 @ 00:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck