Google has laid off more than 1,000 employees in the latest round of job cuts announced by the company, media reports said on Tuesday.

The company laid off workers in several departments, including Google’s hardware, central engineering teams, and Google Assistant.

In an email sent to laid-off employees, it said that the decision was difficult and regretted informing them about the layoffs.

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The company has also mentioned that severance pay will be provided to eligible employees.

Google also allowed workers to reapply for select opportunities in other departments, with those who fail to re-secure a position being required to leave the company in April, according to media reports.

The email indicated that outplacement services would be provided to laid-off Google employees, along with state unemployment information.

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