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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Friday 25 March, 2022

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

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

Mar 25th 2022, 8:37 AM 10,635 Views 13 Comments

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

# job-losses - Saturday 19 March, 2022

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

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

Updated Mar 19th 2022, 8:10 PM 48,427 Views 28 Comments

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

# job-losses - Friday 18 March, 2022

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

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

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 2:08 PM 53,748 Views 77 Comments

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

# job-losses - Thursday 17 March, 2022

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

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

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 3:50 PM 66,335 Views 51 Comments

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

# job-losses - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

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 46,367 Views 0 Comments

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

# job-losses - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

'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 103,480 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 - Tuesday 6 July, 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 54,793 Views 58 Comments

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

# job-losses - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

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 14,177 Views 14 Comments

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

# job-losses - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

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 57,083 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'

# job-losses - Thursday 8 April, 2021

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 10,589 Views 28 Comments

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

# job-losses - Monday 22 February, 2021

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 18,009 Views 30 Comments

The employees work at the Rehab Logistics facility in Raheen.

# job-losses - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

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 37,877 Views 39 Comments

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

# job-losses - Thursday 5 November, 2020

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

Up to 700 manufacturing jobs to go in Antrim

Nov 5th 2020, 2:48 PM 16,655 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.

# job-losses - Thursday 17 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 46,557 Views 22 Comments

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

# job-losses - Thursday 10 September, 2020

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 24,029 Views 11 Comments

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

# job-losses - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

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 11,482 Views 11 Comments

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

# job-losses - Monday 20 July, 2020

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 14,409 Views 14 Comments

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

# job-losses - Monday 22 June, 2020

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

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:36 PM 35,579 Views 42 Comments

Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.

# job-losses - Friday 19 June, 2020

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 20,117 Views 36 Comments

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

# job-losses - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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 6,719 Views 2 Comments

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

# job-losses - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores
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# Job Losses

Monsoon and Accessorize to close four Irish stores

Jun 10th 2020, 1:06 PM 51,038 Views 20 Comments

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

# job-losses - Friday 5 June, 2020

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 34,021 Views 57 Comments

Employees are being consulted as part of the redundancy process.

# job-losses - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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 18,605 Views 18 Comments

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

# job-losses - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

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 27,028 Views 37 Comments

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

# job-losses - Thursday 21 May, 2020

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 9,605 Views 5 Comments

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

# job-losses - Sunday 10 May, 2020

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

White House defends reopening economy despite death warnings

May 10th 2020, 7:32 PM 53,077 Views 97 Comments

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

# job-losses - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

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 32,723 Views 50 Comments

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

# job-losses - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

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 96,239 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.

# job-losses - Friday 20 March, 2020

'We are scared': Businesses closed by Covid-19 switch to online sales and deliveries to survive
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# 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 34,517 Views 30 Comments

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

# job-losses - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

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

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs

Feb 26th 2020, 12:13 PM 10,964 Views 13 Comments

The jobs will be cut between June and October.

# job-losses - Monday 16 December, 2019

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 43,686 Views 22 Comments

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

# job-losses - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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 12,854 Views 14 Comments

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

# job-losses - Friday 1 November, 2019

Virgin Media to cut up to 65 jobs
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# Job Losses

Virgin Media to cut up to 65 jobs

Nov 1st 2019, 7:14 PM 27,858 Views 25 Comments

The company has entered a 30-day consultation period with employees.

# job-losses - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

INM announces closure of Citywest printing plant with over 80 job losses
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# Job Losses

INM announces closure of Citywest printing plant with over 80 job losses

Oct 23rd 2019, 8:05 PM 26,021 Views 31 Comments

The decision was taken after a continuing decline in circulation and advertising revenue in the sector.

# job-losses - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Shannon-based tech firm Molex to shut next year with up to 500 job losses
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# Job Losses

Shannon-based tech firm Molex to shut next year with up to 500 job losses

Oct 22nd 2019, 4:15 PM 25,647 Views 24 Comments

The positions will be phased out in the coming months.

# job-losses - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Calls to push ahead with capping insurance payouts as government criticised for taking too long to act
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# Job Losses

Calls to push ahead with capping insurance payouts as government criticised for taking too long to act

Oct 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,669 Views 43 Comments

ISME boss says a referendum is not needed on payouts and calls for action before businesses close down.

# job-losses - Monday 7 October, 2019

Irish businesses 'will need €1.5bn' to prevent job losses if there is a no-deal Brexit
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# Job Losses

Irish businesses 'will need €1.5bn' to prevent job losses if there is a no-deal Brexit

Oct 7th 2019, 7:34 AM 7,886 Views 19 Comments

Many firms face collapse if supports are not urgently put in place, Ibec has warned.

# job-losses - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Unavoidable at this time': Ryanair says up to 900 jobs at risk
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'Unavoidable at this time': Ryanair says up to 900 jobs at risk

Jul 31st 2019, 3:28 PM 31,225 Views 48 Comments

CEO Michael O’Leary told staff about the potential job losses in a video message this week.

# job-losses - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford
# Lough Ree
# Lough Ree

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Jul 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 16,802 Views 16 Comments

Bord na Móna confirmed that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave.

# job-losses - Friday 22 February, 2019

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country
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# Job Losses

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country

Feb 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 29,392 Views 35 Comments

Research from University College Cork has identified the top 10 most at-risk towns in Ireland for the first time.

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