Hundreds of Ex-Nokia Developers Voluntarily Abandon Work On Symbian Platform After Being Outsourced To Accenture
Hundreds of former Nokia employees at the consultancy firm Accenture are reportedly leaving the company and claiming severance packages.
Nokia and Accenture have finalized an agreement for Nokia to outsource Symbian software development and support activities to Accenture last autumn.
Accenture has offered the packages to workers who were only outsourced by Nokia and a ccording to a shop steward’s survey, up to 400 former Nokia workers have accepted the packages. “Around 40 percent of those who were transferred have sought [the pay-offs],” said shop steward Sami Sallmén. “A maj... .. .