Hewlett-Packard plans to axe nearly 500 in its northern region - many of them in Warrington.
The firm says it's already started consultation over the proposals for 2014.
Unions and politicians have criticised the plan.
Daniel Hewitt reports:
Technology firm Hewlett-Packard has not denied claims by the Unite union that 1,100 jobs are at risk in the UK:
Unite union say technology giant Hewlett Packard are to axe 1100 jobs at three plants in UK, including Warrington.