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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Saturday 5 April, 2014

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 - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Bristol-Myers Squibb to close one facility, 160 to lose jobs

The company is to close its Cruiserath facility in Co Dublin.

# job-losses - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Bad news: 27 jobs to go at Waterford company

The workers were told about the closure of the company at lunchtime today.

# job-losses - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Company in business over 75 years to close with 47 job losses

The company manufactures electric cable in New Ross.

# job-losses - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Potential job losses at Pepsi plant in Cork

Two dozen jobs could be affected as the company looks to outsource the roles to IBM.

# job-losses - Friday 20 December, 2013

400 jobs to go at Lufthansa Technik in ‘devastating’ blow

Workers had been warned last month that the company faced closure as revenues declined.

# job-losses - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015

However, the pharmaceutical giant will be investing in research and development, potentially negating these losses.

# job-losses - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

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…

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# job-losses - Monday 2 December, 2013

SIPTU to meet with Baxter management

The company will look to have 110 voluntary redundancies by March next year.

# job-losses - Thursday 28 November, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# job-losses - Friday 15 November, 2013

“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.

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure

Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.

Fears for jobs at Lufthansa Technik as staff called to meeting

The 400 plus positions at the Irish operation in Rathcoole are in jeopardy.

# job-losses - Monday 11 November, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# job-losses - Friday 8 November, 2013

LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned

The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.

# job-losses - Friday 25 October, 2013

ACC Bank restructuring results in 180 job losses

ACC Bank is withdrawing from providing standard banking products.

# job-losses - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

74 jobs lost at Honeywell Turbo in Waterford

Motor manufacturer Honeywell will also to place additional staff on short-term working hours.

# job-losses - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Threat to 250 jobs at Heinz UK and Ireland

The company recently laid off 600 employees in the US and Canada.

# job-losses - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Four 'unprofitable' M&S stores to close with the loss of 180 jobs

The four stores set to close are in Mullingar, Tallaght, Dun Laoghaire, and Naas.

# job-losses - Friday 2 August, 2013

Minister to meet with Tipperary food firm as 104 jobs go in plant closure

Dawn Fresh Foods is closing its plant in Fethard, Co Tipperary with the loss of over 100 jobs by the end of this year.

# job-losses - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Hewlett Packard is cutting 280 jobs at its Dublin office

The job losses were announced by the computer company this evening.

# job-losses - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

50 jobs lost as Citi Bank announce Waterford office closure

The Waterford branch will close by the end of the year.

# job-losses - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic

There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.

# job-losses - Friday 3 May, 2013

More than half of jobs to go at Killarney Golf Club

The announcement follows an agreement reached between management and the trade union SIPTU.

# job-losses - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Aviva to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide - but no changes to Irish jobs

The insurance giant is to cut 2,000 jobs across the UK, Europe and Asia.

# job-losses - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: ‘Over the past five years, I’ve seen the heart being torn from our schools’

Cuts to teachers’ salaries and increased taxation have left some of my colleagues just making ends meet, writes Carmel Hume.

# job-losses - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility

The company said the decision was made following a reduction in demand for certain pharmaceutical products.

# job-losses - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: The success or failure of the UK's economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland

The UK budget being announced today has implications for Ireland too, writes James Kilcourse, who says as well as being a crucial trading partner, the UK is Ireland’s biggest rival for attracting foreign direct investment.

# job-losses - Thursday 7 March, 2013

280 jobs lost as Wicklow pharma plant closes

The Rathdrum facility will close by the end of 2015.

# job-losses - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses

While 1,900 of the jobs are to be lost across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, consulations are still underway as to where the further 1,800 jobs will be cut.

# job-losses - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

# job-losses - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Shop that warned of high rents closes with 8 jobs lost

The owner of Korky’s shoe shop on Grafton Street, Dublin 2, said he was glad that the ‘bloodletting had now stopped’.

# job-losses - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers told its employees yesterday that 83 jobs will be lost due at its plant in west Dublin due to outsourcing.

# job-losses - Friday 4 January, 2013

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers to cut 83 jobs in Dublin

The company informed staff of the decision to outsource its warehouse and transport operations today.

# job-losses - Monday 19 November, 2012

Rebrand complete: National Irish Bank disappears

Danske has shut the bank’s branch network in order to cut costs and redirect focus.

# job-losses - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Liberty Insurance to cut 285 jobs

The company that took over from Quinn Insurance will make 140 redundancies in Dublin, 75 in Cavan, and 70 in Enniskillen.

# job-losses - Friday 9 November, 2012

100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts

The telecommunications company hopes to reduce the workforce by February 2013.

# job-losses - Monday 24 September, 2012

PopCap to close Dublin office, 96 jobs impacted

Some employees have been offered positions elsewhere in the company.