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Samsung staff fear being sacked in annual reshuffle

Firm's worst earnings in three years expected to cost many jobs

WHAT'S AHEAD? Samsung declined to comment on potential changes; it often keeps the information secret even from those directly affected until a day or two before the official announcement.


INSIDERS say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost many jobs.

As is customary for Korean businesses, Samsung is expected to announce...