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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Monday 24 September, 2012

PopCap to close Dublin office, 96 jobs impacted

Some employees have been offered positions elsewhere in the company.

# job-losses - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Cowen wants commitment from Minister after Bord na Móna job losses

Over 100 seasonal jobs have been lost at Bord na Móna as a result of the poor peat harvest this year, described by the company as the ‘worst year ever’

# job-losses - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Column: Making employers pay for sick leave is simply not fair

Placing social welfare costs onto businesses is an additional burden on employers and will result in job losses writes Ian Martin.

# job-losses - Friday 31 August, 2012

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.

Target Express sale announced by liquidators

Masterlink Logistics, headquarterd in Blanchardstown, is to buy the company which only recently ceased trading.

# job-losses - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department

Junior minister Seán Sherlock has pledged funds from the state insolvency fund to support the workers’ redundancy payments.

# job-losses - Friday 3 August, 2012

Funeral of Maeve Binchy to be streamed on internet this morning

Fans of the much-loved writer from Dalkey will be able to watch a livestream of service on RTÉ.ie

# job-losses - Friday 27 July, 2012

Permanent TSB names the 16 branches to close

Dublin and Cork to lose four branches each and three to go in Tipperary.

# job-losses - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Permanent TSB to lose 250 jobs as 16 branches shut

The state-owned lender will pursue an internal reorganisation, which will see it close 16 branches and consolidate others.

Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide

The global computer equipment giant said it is trimming its workforce by 2 per cent.

# job-losses - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Permanent TSB to announce branch closures within days

Reports on Monday suggested that Ireland will see one in every four of its bank branches shut within two years.

# job-losses - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide

The struggling mobile phone company has also warned of a larger than expected loss for the second quarter of this year.

# job-losses - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# job-losses - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows

The unemployment rate among non-Irish nationals is now significantly higher than for those born here.

# job-losses - Thursday 24 May, 2012

HP Ireland: job losses will impact 'every business and region'

But there is no specific details for the 4,000 people currently employed at HP Ireland.

# job-losses - Friday 18 May, 2012

Bad news for Wexford as jobs lost at Yoplait factory

Although it doesn’t mean the end of the Yop.

# job-losses - Thursday 8 March, 2012

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The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# job-losses - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Gaming company Blizzard to cut 200 jobs in Cork

The company behind World of Warcraft is to seek redundancies from among the 880 people it employs at the customer support centre at Blackpool.

# job-losses - Monday 27 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed in one handy round-up…

Dublin print firm closes with the loss of 60 jobs

Wood Printcraft has gone into receivership today. One staff said the closure had left the workforce “devastated”.

# job-losses - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Ulster Bank to cut 600 jobs in the Republic

The bank will shed 950 jobs in its Irish operation – North and South of the border.

Hundreds of job losses expected at Ulster Bank

There are fears that more than 500 staff could be axed at the Irish arm of the UK-owned bank.

# job-losses - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Ulster Bank says it won't comment on potential job cuts

There is speculation that the British-owned bank could be about the shed jobs from its 5,000 strong workforce

# job-losses - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Aviva Ireland CEO Dermot Browne to resign

Dermot Browne will step down at the end of the year.

# job-losses - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Publicans make demands to Government after protest

The pub industry says it is haemorrhaging jobs and has called for urgent action after it suffered its worst October in over 20 years.

# job-losses - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Aviva workers vote in favour of industrial action

It follows the recent announcement that 950 jobs are to be cut at the insurance company.

# job-losses - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cork Aviva staff agree to ballot on industrial action

Over 200 staff at the insurer in Cork agree unanimously to vote on industrial action – the third group agreeing to a ballot.

# job-losses - Friday 21 October, 2011

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action next week

A ballot on industrial action over job losses at the firm could open as early as next Tuesday.

# job-losses - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action over job losses

UNITE members vote unanimously to ballot their members for industrial action, following the news that 950 jobs are to be lost.

950 jobs lost as Aviva slashes Irish workforce

The numbers are worse than were feared by staff at the insurance company.

Hundreds of jobs set to go at Aviva

Staff will be briefed this morning with 850 redundancies set to be announced.

# job-losses - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Aviva staff to meet management amid fears for hundreds of jobs

Meetings have been called for 10am tomorrow as speculation grows that the company will announce redundancies.

# job-losses - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the Áras race; sparks fly between RTÉ and TV3; and can we tell what babies are thinking?

'Significant' job losses as Aer Arann pulls flights from Galway

There will now be no scheduled flights this winter to the airport, which provides around 160 jobs.

# job-losses - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Loss of 142 jobs 'a big shock' at JRE Group in Clonmel

The company announced this afternoon that it would cease trading.

# job-losses - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Unions to meet with Aviva over fears for 1,000 jobs

Officials and representatives of the UNITE union will managers later today, fearing that 1,000 of its 2,100 staff could be laid off.

# job-losses - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Aviva managers ‘refuse to deny’ 500 job losses on the way

Fears are growing that hundreds of jobs could be cut after unions met with managers at the insurance giant this morning.

# job-losses - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Jobs at risk at Allied Foods in Tallaght

Allied Logistics in Dublin says it is “likely” that 175 jobs will be cut after it lost a major contract.

# job-losses - Monday 12 September, 2011

Laid-off Talk Talk staff 'had trained the people who took their jobs'

Employees in Waterford have told how they travelled abroad to train staff at other centres, who will now be doing their jobs.

# job-losses - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UBS to shed 3,500 jobs

Swiss bank UBS is to reduce its staff headcount by 3,500 as part of massive cost-cutting measures.