Japanese automaker Nissan plans to chop more than 10,000 jobs globally because it appears to show around its business, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday.
These extra job reductions, which include early retirement options, come after the automaker stated in May it is going to slash about 4,800 jobs worldwide, the news site stated, citing firm sources. Nissan has about 139,000 workers all over the world.
Kyodo additionally reported that an announcement is coming on Thursday when Nissan releases earnings for the three months beginning on April 2019.
A Nissan spokesperson informed CNBC the corporate doesn’t comment on speculation.
Nissan shares have been up 0.85% on Wednesday morning in Tokyo.
The corporate has come under pressure: Nissan reported a 44.6% annual decline in working profit for the year that ended on March 31, 2019. It quoted an unfavorable business climate as car sales fell notably in America.
Nissan went through a shakeup in its leadership after former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was first arrested last year over alleged financial misdeeds. Ghosn, who denies the charges, has been accused of misusing company funds and understating his revenue at the Japanese automaker.
Renault owns 43% of Nissan, which holds a 15%, non-voting stake in its associate. Nissan reportedly saw the partnership as lopsided and last month, CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he wanted to preserve equality in the partnership, based on Reuters. For its part, Renault is claimed to have been searching for more control inside Nissan.