Exclusive: Sweeping PG&E layoffs include jobs being off-shored to India

A restructuring plan from PG&E to cut 450 jobs and end relationships with 800 contract workers also includes sending at least 70 of those jobs to India — with the workers who formerly performed those roles required to train their overseas replacements.

PG&E did not disclose the offshoring in its announcement of the layoffs last week. PG&E (NYSE: PCG) estimates that the total 450 cuts will eventually save it $300 million a year.

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