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#Job Cuts

# job-cuts - 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-cuts - Friday 7 July, 2017

Microsoft to cut thousands of jobs - but impact on Irish staff 'will be minimal'

The tech giant announced a major investment in its Irish operation earlier this year.

# job-cuts - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'This will have a huge impact on the community': Hewlett-Packard to cut up to 500 jobs

Staff were told this morning that up to 500 will be let go from the site over the next 12 months.

# job-cuts - Friday 18 November, 2016

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs in huge post-dieselgate revamp

The jobs will be lost in Germany, Argentina and Brazil.

# job-cuts - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger

It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.

# job-cuts - 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.

# job-cuts - Friday 14 March, 2014

150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier

Musgrave won’t be renewing its contract with Wincanton — as it has decided to supply all of its stores from its own distribution network.

# job-cuts - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Diageo to cease operations at Waterford brewery

Twenty-one jobs will be lost.

# job-cuts - 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-cuts - Monday 8 April, 2013

Avon Cosmetics ceases trading in Ireland, cuts 400 jobs

The company said today that the job cuts equate to about 1 per cent of Avon’s 39,100 employees.

# job-cuts - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Plans to cut another 9,500 public jobs are 'too costly', says Troika

A leaked European Commission report raises questions over Brendan Howlin’s plans to further downsize the public sector.

# job-cuts - 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-cuts - Friday 31 August, 2012

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.

# job-cuts - Monday 27 August, 2012

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# job-cuts - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Jay Leno takes pay cut in bid to save Tonight Show jobs

NBC Universal programme laid off about two dozens workers on Friday in move to cut costs.

# job-cuts - 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-cuts - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

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.

# job-cuts - 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-cuts - Friday 18 November, 2011

Public service reform plans are 'weak' and 'wrong' says opposition

The government has been criticised for proposing to cut 23,500 jobs in the public sector over the next four years.

# job-cuts - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Government to unveil public service reform plans

The public service reforms to be announced will see less of a reduction in staff numbers in the public sector than had been pledged in the programme for government.

# job-cuts - 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-cuts - 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.

# job-cuts - Monday 1 August, 2011

Huge job cuts on the way at HSBC - 700 are employed in Ireland

Europe’s largest bank is planning to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2013. It has declined to pinpoint where the job losses will be.

# job-cuts - Thursday 7 July, 2011

130 jobs lost at GlaxoSmithKline plant in Dungarvan

Several hundred of the Waterford-based plant’s workers were called to an urgent meeting today over facility’s future.

# job-cuts - Friday 11 March, 2011

RTÉ to shed up to 60 jobs because of 'financial situation'

The national broadcaster has announced the news following a meeting with trade union this morning.

# job-cuts - Thursday 10 March, 2011

AIB chief warns restructuring will bring lay-offs AIB

AIB chief warns restructuring will bring lay-offs

Bank’s chief executive told staff today that bank would prefer voluntary redundancies.

# job-cuts - Thursday 6 January, 2011

'Shocked', 'A rash decision': staff reaction to closure of Irish Daily Star Sunday

Full-time employees of closed newspaper to hear full details of their redundancies tomorrow – while a number of full-time freelancers also lose work.

THE Irish Daily Star Sunday newspaper has closed down with the loss of all 17 permanent staff posts.

Employees at the sister paper of the Irish Daily Star were told the bad news at a meeting this morning with management. Two internal sources told TheJournal.ie that the staff were told that the final edition of Star Sunday was the one which was printed last weekend. The paper is believed to have never turned a profit since its launch in 2003.

The Irish Daily Star and Star Sunday moved offices from their longtime home in Terenure, Dublin to new premises in Dundrum just last month.

# job-cuts - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

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.

# job-cuts - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

GSK denies timing Apprentice appearance to clash with job cuts

GlaxoSmithKline denies timing jobs cuts with positive promotion of the company on TV3′s The Apprentice.

# job-cuts - Saturday 21 August, 2010

STAFF AT the Sunday Times have responded to reports claiming four journalists at the organisation were laid off using methods that might have been borrowed from George Clooney’s character in the movie Up In The Air. On Twitter, reporters at the newspaper denied reports that the cuts were made inhumanely, and insisted that those affected were told their jobs were to be axed in face-to-face meetings.