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Civilian Defense Personnel Said To Be Facing Major Job Losses

June 30 2011


The Finnish military is reportedly considering cutting as much as a third of its civilian workforce by 2020, reports the Finnish news agency.

Over the same period, the military plans to maintain the current number of professional soldiers, according to a report in the Helsingin Sanomat.

The plans were attributed to unnamed defense sources.

There are about 6,200 civilian personnel working for the military, or about 41 percent of its workforce.

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