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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Thursday 17 September, 2020

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

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 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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# job-losses - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500

Meanwhile, Ford has announced a number of job cuts, as it plans a restructuring of its European operations.

# job-losses - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.

# job-losses - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

# job-losses - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Blow for Sligo as 165 jobs to go at GSK manufacturing site

Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin called it a “very disappointing announcement for Sligo”.

# job-losses - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Ryanair warns of possible redundancies, plans to cut 20% of Irish-based fleet

The company claims the move is partly to do with ongoing strike action by pilots.

# job-losses - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Dealz has been ordered to shutter one of its Dublin stores

An Bord Pleanála has said the British-owned retailer’s Fonthill store is breaking planning rules.

# job-losses - Thursday 4 May, 2017

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant

Unions have said that they will not accept the plant’s closure.

# job-losses - Friday 14 April, 2017

'A huge shock': Workers at Roscommon cigar factory facing redundancy

Local TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he is “dismayed” at the news.

# job-losses - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'Jobs like these don't just waltz in easily': Huge blow to Nenagh as plant to close

The jobs have been described as the “life blood” of the economy in Nenagh.

200 jobs affected as Coty plant in Nenagh to close

Max Factor manufacturer Coty met with staff today to announce the closure of its Tipperary plant.

# job-losses - Saturday 25 February, 2017

A quarter of the cash from Clerys' liquidation has gone to accountants and lawyers

The state was forced to pick up the €2 million tab for sacked workers’ redundancy entitlements.

# job-losses - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'We're very worried': Locals react as HP Inc to shut with loss of 500 jobs

With redundancies to begin in July, the town of Leixlip is preparing for the mass exodus.

# job-losses - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies

The news caps a difficult 2016 for the charity.

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