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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Job Losses

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# 240 jobs
Roche Ireland boss had no advance notice of decision to close Clare plant
The pharma giant is pulling out of Clarecastle, leaving 240 jobs in the balance.
# cut your losses
Liberty Insurance is slashing 270 jobs across Ireland to deal with UK losses
The company employs over 1,000 people across the island of Ireland.
# immoral activity
From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts
The sale of Clerys with the loss of almost 500 jobs last week serves as an uncomfortable reminder of just how vulnerable workers are when a company ceases to exist.
# Clerys
'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'
Former Clerys workers struck a defiant tone at yesterday’s protest against job losses.
# Liquidated
Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses
The new owners, the Natrium consortium, closed the business on Friday without warning.
# payday loans
Loan company Wonga to close Dublin office, cutting 175 jobs
The company says it is restructuring how it does business.
# Bad news
170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines
Facilities in Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Waterford will be affected.
# Job Losses
IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'
The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity
# Job Losses
'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'
Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.
# gone
Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed
The company had been manufacturing audio systems in Monaghan since 1978, but will wind down and cease operations in April.
# out to market
Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door
The night-shift workers are taking redundancy and 90 of their jobs won’t be replaced.
# Rent
140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months
The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.
# Long Time Coming
Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table
The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.
# redundancies
Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities
As many as 40 jobs could be affected.
# Clawed Out
After 13 years, Peter Clohessy's bar in Limerick is closing
Rugby legend “The Claw” has run the iconic Limerick bar since before his retirement.
# Beckman Coulter
140 jobs lost at Galway factory
Workers at Beckman Coulter were told the news this morning.
# aerospace
Almost 400 jobs to go at Bombardier in Belfast
The company is currently undergoing a global restructuring, in which 1,800 jobs are at risk.
# Job Losses
160 jobs to go as MBNA closes Carrick-on-Shannon call centre
Attempts to sell the call centre were not possible according to the company.
# Overseas
Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia
It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.
# You're Fired
Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements
Stanley Black & Decker is moving 32 accountancy roles to Poland in September.
# Bausch and Lomb
Waterford's biggest employer is seeking as many as 200 redundancies
Bausch and Lomb has said that “substantial cost reductions” are required at the plant.
# Bausch and Lomb
Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election
Independent TD John Halligan said the Department had been aware of the issue for some time.
# Libor
Barclays axe 7,000 jobs at struggling unit as it creates 'bad bank'
It will also have to sell or run down about £115 billion of non-core assets.
# Job Losses
Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs
Landmark Media Investments informed staff of the news at the newspaper’s Cork office today.
# negative impact
Legislation intended to protect consumers could lead to price increases and job losses
The Competition and Consumer Protection Bill seeks to implement several reforms, including updated regulation of the grocery sector.
# Job Losses
Bristol-Myers Squibb to close one facility, 160 to lose jobs
The company is to close its Cruiserath facility in Co Dublin.
# Jobswatch
Bad news: 27 jobs to go at Waterford company
The workers were told about the closure of the company at lunchtime today.
# Unemployment
Company in business over 75 years to close with 47 job losses
The company manufactures electric cable in New Ross.
# pepsico
Potential job losses at Pepsi plant in Cork
Two dozen jobs could be affected as the company looks to outsource the roles to IBM.
# Jobswatch
400 jobs to go at Lufthansa Technik in ‘devastating’ blow
Workers had been warned last month that the company faced closure as revenues declined.
# packaging
Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015
However, the pharmaceutical giant will be investing in research and development, potentially negating these losses.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s been talking about the job losses in Newbridge, the garda stand-off in Windy Arbour, and what Nigella had to say…
# Jobs Blow
SIPTU to meet with Baxter management
The company will look to have 110 voluntary redundancies by March next year.
# Job Losses
570 job losses at pharmaceutical company in Dublin
The news from MSD follows the announcement of the closure of another plant in Wicklow earlier this year.
# lufthansa
“You could hear a pin drop” – 400 jobs at risk at Lufthansa Technik in Dublin
The company said it will now begin immediate negotiations with trade unions.
# intervention
Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure
Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.
# Bad news
Fears for jobs at Lufthansa Technik as staff called to meeting
The 400 plus positions at the Irish operation in Rathcoole are in jeopardy.