(Reuters) – General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Monday it was planning to cut its global workforce in the aviation unit by as much as 25% this year, including both voluntary and involuntary layoffs, due to business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The job cuts are part of the $3 billion in cost and cash savings announced by the company last month.

Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta

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