Royal Philips Electronics NV
Mass. location: Andover
Total Mass. employees: 4,300
Number of announced job cuts: Less than 100
According to the Globe, Royal Philips Electronics NV's healthcare unit, which is based in Andover, said on Nov. 20 that it plans to cut 1,600 jobs worldwide. The company's healthcare unit has about 3,000 workers in Massachusetts, making it one of the state's larger employers.