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#Job Losses

# job-losses - This month November 2022

Varadkar: Around 140 redundancies so far at Twitter in Ireland
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Varadkar: Around 140 redundancies so far at Twitter in Ireland

Nov 18th 2022, 7:41 PM 11,031 Views 3 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar announced that they layoffs were confirmed with the Department of Enterprise.

'Too much too soon': Irish tech 'unicorn' to cut workforce by 40%
# Wayflyer
# Wayflyer

'Too much too soon': Irish tech 'unicorn' to cut workforce by 40%

Nov 16th 2022, 2:34 PM 23,826 Views 5 Comments

The 200 jobs cuts will bring Wayflyer’s headcount back to where it was ten months ago.

Tech firm Intercom to cut workforce by almost 13%, leaving 39 jobs in Ireland at risk
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Tech firm Intercom to cut workforce by almost 13%, leaving 39 jobs in Ireland at risk

Updated Nov 14th 2022, 9:13 PM 21,037 Views 7 Comments

The New York Times is reporting that Amazon plans to lay off approximately 10,000 people starting as soon as this week.

Facebook owner Meta to lay off 13% of its workforce, resulting in 11,000 job losses
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Facebook owner Meta to lay off 13% of its workforce, resulting in 11,000 job losses

Updated Nov 9th 2022, 11:57 AM 78,918 Views 70 Comments

Up to 400 people based here could lose their jobs as part of the global cuts.

Government to consult tech giants over Irish job losses, Taoiseach says
# Jobs In Tech
# Jobs In Tech

Government to consult tech giants over Irish job losses, Taoiseach says

Updated Nov 7th 2022, 8:26 PM 63,302 Views 60 Comments

It comes as Tánaiste Leo Varadkar met with senior officials from the IDA today for briefings on the tech sector.

Twitter layoffs before US midterms fuel misinformation concerns as Musk defends sackings
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Twitter layoffs before US midterms fuel misinformation concerns as Musk defends sackings

Updated Nov 5th 2022, 5:49 PM 59,163 Views 86 Comments

Twitter fired half of its 7,500-strong staff yesterday.

Twitter begins cutting jobs, including in Ireland, in the wake of Elon Musk’s takeover
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Twitter begins cutting jobs, including in Ireland, in the wake of Elon Musk’s takeover

Updated Nov 4th 2022, 8:10 PM 97,803 Views 132 Comments

Twitter employs more than 7,500 people around the world.

# job-losses - This year 2022

Patreon to close Dublin office, three years after opening
# Patreon
# Patreon

Patreon to close Dublin office, three years after opening

Sep 14th 2022, 8:50 AM 44,425 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the Dublin and Berlin offices will result in 80 job losses.

UK's Transport Secretary calls for P&O Ferries boss to quit
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

UK's Transport Secretary calls for P&O Ferries boss to quit

Mar 25th 2022, 8:37 AM 10,673 Views 13 Comments

Grant Shapps said he should resign after his ‘brazen’ comments about ‘knowingly breaking the law’.

Revoke licences of P&O Ferries, maritime union urges UK transport secretary
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Revoke licences of P&O Ferries, maritime union urges UK transport secretary

Updated Mar 19th 2022, 8:10 PM 48,497 Views 28 Comments

Nautilus International’s general secretary Mark Dickinson said the action taken by the firm was “deplorable”.

Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 2:08 PM 53,776 Views 77 Comments

Demonstrations are being held at ports today, with unions calling for a boycott of the company.

P&O Ferries staff refuse to leave ships after company makes 800 workers redundant
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

P&O Ferries staff refuse to leave ships after company makes 800 workers redundant

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 3:50 PM 66,404 Views 51 Comments

In a statement, the company said that in its current state, “P&O Ferries is not a viable business.”

Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company
# Security Guards
# Security Guards

Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company

Feb 23rd 2022, 11:34 AM 46,571 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this month almost 100 Tesco security workers were told their jobs could be lost by the end of February.

'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses

Updated Feb 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 103,768 Views 87 Comments
  • Almost 100 Tesco security workers face losing their jobs by the end of the month, Órla Ryan reports
  • Security guards said they were verbally abused and spat on during the pandemic and have now been made to feel "disposable"
  • "I've worked for this company since I was 16 years of age, I literally do not know anything else," one man told us

# job-losses - Last year 2021

Hundreds of jobs in Dublin to go as Deutsche Bank moves to cut its Irish workforce
# The Banks
# The Banks

Hundreds of jobs in Dublin to go as Deutsche Bank moves to cut its Irish workforce

Jul 6th 2021, 11:16 AM 54,916 Views 59 Comments

Some 250 full-time roles will be relocated while a number of contractor jobs will be cut altogether.

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research

May 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 14,211 Views 14 Comments

New research by the ESRI shows employment is 14% below pre-pandemic levels for people aged 15-34.

Almost 500 jobs to go as Carphone Warehouse set to close all Irish stores
# Retail Woes
# Retail Woes

Almost 500 jobs to go as Carphone Warehouse set to close all Irish stores

Apr 21st 2021, 11:58 AM 57,116 Views 65 Comments
  • 69 standalone and 12 in-store outlets to shut
  • Company says employees will be 'fully supported' following announcement
  • Tánaiste describes news as a 'huge blow'
Minimum wage workers disproportionately affected by pandemic disruption, says ESRI
# Labour Shocks
# Labour Shocks

Minimum wage workers disproportionately affected by pandemic disruption, says ESRI

Apr 8th 2021, 12:12 PM 10,626 Views 28 Comments

With cost of living taken into account, Ireland has just the seventh-highest minimum wage in Europe.

Rehab to make 37 workers with disabilities at Limerick facility redundant due to impact of Covid-19
# Raheen
# Raheen

Rehab to make 37 workers with disabilities at Limerick facility redundant due to impact of Covid-19

Feb 22nd 2021, 1:01 PM 18,051 Views 30 Comments

The employees work at the Rehab Logistics facility in Raheen.

# job-losses - All time

AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs
# AIB
# AIB

AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:15 AM 37,947 Views 39 Comments

The bank said it aims to achieve over 10% reduction in costs by 2023.

Up to 700 manufacturing jobs to go in Antrim
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Up to 700 manufacturing jobs to go in Antrim

Nov 5th 2020, 2:48 PM 16,670 Views 20 Comments

A senior trade unionist suggested some of the roles at Caterpillar in the Antrim town of Larne may be outsourced to India.

New Pandemic Unemployment Payment bands kick in today, here's what you need to know
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

New Pandemic Unemployment Payment bands kick in today, here's what you need to know

Sep 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 46,594 Views 22 Comments

The PUP will move from two rates of payment to three rates, and the top rate is being reduced.

Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs

Sep 10th 2020, 1:34 PM 24,059 Views 10 Comments

The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.

At least 2,450 jobs lost in Dublin pub sector since March, publican reps say
# Pubs
# Pubs

At least 2,450 jobs lost in Dublin pub sector since March, publican reps say

Jul 28th 2020, 12:17 PM 11,495 Views 11 Comments

The LVA has indicated there may also be further significant job losses ahead.

Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in the UK — but its Irish stores are 'unaffected'
# High Street Blues
# High Street Blues

Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in the UK — but its Irish stores are 'unaffected'

Jul 20th 2020, 1:04 PM 14,436 Views 14 Comments

M&S was in the middle of a restructuring when the pandemic hit.

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions
# Forsa
# Forsa

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:36 PM 35,617 Views 42 Comments

Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic
# Aviation
# Aviation

Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic

Jun 19th 2020, 5:00 PM 20,146 Views 36 Comments

The airline said the Covid-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic effect on the aviation industry”.

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant
# Aviation
# Aviation

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

Jun 11th 2020, 1:26 PM 6,741 Views 2 Comments

The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.

Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores

Jun 10th 2020, 1:06 PM 51,113 Views 20 Comments

In total, 35 stores will be permanently closed in the UK and Ireland, with 545 job losses.

Airbnb plans to cut 35% of its Dublin workforce with around 190 jobs to go
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Airbnb plans to cut 35% of its Dublin workforce with around 190 jobs to go

Jun 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 34,065 Views 57 Comments

Employees are being consulted as part of the redundancy process.

UK warned to brace for 'many job losses' as deaths pass 50,000
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK warned to brace for 'many job losses' as deaths pass 50,000

Jun 4th 2020, 6:58 AM 18,623 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson said the UK government will take an ‘interventionist’ approach to support the economy.

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

May 27th 2020, 7:16 PM 27,043 Views 37 Comments

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

Covid-19 brought major changes to labour market by end of first quarter, CSO stats show
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 brought major changes to labour market by end of first quarter, CSO stats show

May 21st 2020, 4:49 PM 9,618 Views 5 Comments

Employment levels were down to 1.75 million people by the end of April.

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings

May 10th 2020, 7:32 PM 53,087 Views 97 Comments

Meanwhile, a medical expert dismissed Donald Trump’s claim that Covid-19 will “go away” without a vaccine.

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff

May 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,756 Views 50 Comments

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

Covid-19: Dire analysis predicts up to 318,000 jobs losses and effects that could last 'for decades'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Dire analysis predicts up to 318,000 jobs losses and effects that could last 'for decades'

Mar 31st 2020, 12:01 AM 96,260 Views 118 Comments

Financial advisory firm EY says job losses could be between 177,000 and 318,000 depending on how long restrictions last this summer.

'We are scared': Businesses closed by Covid-19 switch to online sales and deliveries to survive
# Open All Hours
# Open All Hours

'We are scared': Businesses closed by Covid-19 switch to online sales and deliveries to survive

Mar 20th 2020, 6:45 AM 34,549 Views 30 Comments

From cafes to bookshops, businesses are hoping online sales get them through the coronavirus crisis.

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs

Feb 26th 2020, 12:13 PM 10,976 Views 13 Comments

The jobs will be cut between June and October.

Fitzwilliam Card Club closes after 16 years citing 'legal threat' of new gambling laws
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fitzwilliam Card Club closes after 16 years citing 'legal threat' of new gambling laws

Dec 16th 2019, 6:04 PM 43,808 Views 22 Comments

The closure will result in the loss of almost 80 jobs at the Dublin 2 private members club.

Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action
# Virgin Media
# Virgin Media

Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action

Nov 14th 2019, 1:23 PM 12,899 Views 14 Comments

It was reported in recent weeks that the company may cut up to 65 jobs in the next month.

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