said Monday more than 10,000 employees have accepted the company’s buyout offer, first announced in September as a cost-cutting measure. The program offered eligible employees and managers up to 60 weeks of salary, bonus and benefits, depending on length of service.

from https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/10/verizon-says-10400-employees-have-been-accepted-as-a-part-of-a-voluntary-program-to-leave-the-business.html
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