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# redundancies - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

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.

# redundancies - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements

Stanley Black & Decker is moving 32 accountancy roles to Poland in September.

# redundancies - Friday 30 May, 2014

Bausch and Lomb staff receive letter stating redundancies are the “reality of the state of business”

The company, which is the biggest in Waterford, is seeking up to 200 redundancies.

# redundancies - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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.

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.

# redundancies - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant

The founder of the charity described the situation as “regrettable”.

# redundancies - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From Business ETC Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015 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.

# redundancies - Monday 18 November, 2013

830 jobs to go at Eircom

The company says that it is on target to reduce staff by 2,000 by next June, as the latest tranche of redundancies hits over 800 people.

# redundancies - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From Business ETC Hewlett Packard is cutting 280 jobs at its Dublin office HP

Hewlett Packard is cutting 280 jobs at its Dublin office

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

# redundancies - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Publicans feel ‘neglected’ by government

Eighty six per cent of publicans are dissatisfied with government support, while 39 per cent have made reductions in staffing levels.

# redundancies - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

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

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.

# redundancies - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus to seek 100 voluntary redundancies by end of 2013 Jobswatch

Aer Lingus to seek 100 voluntary redundancies by end of 2013

The airline says increasing losses – of €45.5 million in the first quarter of 2013 – highlight the need to cut staff.

# redundancies - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

SIPTU expresses anger over ongoing case with Killarney Golf Club

Killarney Golf Club is seeking to make 24 out of 40 staff redundant.

# redundancies - 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.

# redundancies - Friday 28 December, 2012

From Business ETC Small and medium businesses could* deliver 20,000 jobs Jobswatch

Small and medium businesses could* deliver 20,000 jobs

The Small Firms Association makes optimistic prediction for 2013 – *but only if SMEs are “placed at the heart of economic policy”.

# redundancies - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From Business ETC HP to cut 27,000 jobs from global workforce by late 2014 HP

HP to cut 27,000 jobs from global workforce by late 2014

Company spokesperson told the BBC that it’s too early to say where exactly cuts will be made.

# redundancies - Friday 18 May, 2012

Bank of Ireland to seek voluntary redundancies from staff

The number of redundancies could be as high as 1,000, according to reports.

# redundancies - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From Business ETC Dublin Airport set for up to 150 redundancies Jobs

Dublin Airport set for up to 150 redundancies

The DAA said the staff reductions were necessary due to the “ongoing economic downturn”.

# redundancies - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Government to block Sinn Féin plan on multiple redundancies

Sinn Féin’s legislation would have required companies to give longer notice periods if they were laying off large numbers.

# redundancies - Friday 30 March, 2012

From Business ETC AIB reports losses of €2.3 billion for last year AIB

AIB reports losses of €2.3 billion for last year

The bank’s annual financial report has been released this morning, revealing a growing number of bad mortgage debts.

# redundancies - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

# redundancies - Monday 26 March, 2012

From Business ETC Game managers to meet with company tomorrow Game

Game managers to meet with company tomorrow

More than 2000 jobs are to go in the company, which has more than 600 stores between the UK and Ireland. In total, 231 jobs will go on the island of Ireland.

# redundancies - 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.

# redundancies - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From Business ETC ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015 ESB

ESB w0rkers to vote on plan to shed 1,000 jobs by 2015

Workers will be asked to consider plans which management says are needed in order to cut payroll costs by €140 million.

# redundancies - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

UCD students fail in bid to overturn sacking of students’ union staff UCD

UCD students fail in bid to overturn sacking of students’ union staff

UCD Students’ Union had closed a photocopying centre, saying it could not sustain its losses after the union fell €1m into debt.

# redundancies - 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.

# redundancies - Friday 23 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Companies ‘rushing redundancies’ to exploit Budget layoff changes – REI

Retail Excellence Ireland says companies have brought forward planned redundancies before the government cuts redundancy rates.

# redundancies - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Stena Line ‘to lay off all but seven workers’ in Ireland

The ferry company has identified 39 of its 46 staff at Dun Laoghaire for redundancy, according to union Siptu.

# redundancies - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Aviva Ireland CEO Dermot Browne to resign

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

# redundancies - Monday 31 October, 2011

From Business ETC State did not reject ESB package – because it hasn’t even seen it ESB

State did not reject ESB package – because it hasn’t even seen it

It was reported today that the government has rejected a generous ESB severance package due to be offered to staff – but the ESB says it hasn’t even approached the State with a new offer.

# redundancies - 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.

# redundancies - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Anglo begins talks with unions on 130 job cuts

The bank said it hopes to encourage voluntary redundancies, but will lay off staff if targets are not met.

# redundancies - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

From Business ETC Anglo plans to reduce Irish workforce by 130 Anglo

Anglo plans to reduce Irish workforce by 130

Anglo Irish Bank will reduce its workforce by 350 by the end of next year – 130 of the staff affected are currently working in Ireland.

# redundancies - Monday 27 June, 2011

From Business ETC More than one in five companies now planning to hire new staff Jobs

More than one in five companies now planning to hire new staff

There has also been a dramatic drop in the number of small firms warning of compulsory redundancies.

# redundancies - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From Business ETC IBEC says compulsory redundancies will be needed to achieve government targets IBEC

IBEC says compulsory redundancies will be needed to achieve government targets

The group that represents Irish businesses said government targets could not be met through voluntary redundancy alone.

# redundancies - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

From Business ETC Naas staff vote to accept Superquinn redundancy deal Superquinn

Naas staff vote to accept Superquinn redundancy deal

52 of the 103 staff at Superquinn in Naas will be offered jobs elsewhere, with the rest facing compulsory redundancy.

# redundancies - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

From Business ETC Kerry Airport to shed one-third of workforce Kerry Airport

Kerry Airport to shed one-third of workforce

Calls for task force to explore future of regional airports as 20 out of 65 employees face redunancies.