Bord na Móna job losses could result in industrial action, unions warn

Bord na Móna job losses could result in industrial action, unions warn

An impasse between the ESB and the Environmental Protection Agency that has led to the suspension of operations at a power plant in Longford could lead to industrial action by Bord na Móna employees, unions are warning.

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String of firms that failed under controversial owner Greybull Capital

British Steel is the latest in a line of UK firms which have become insolvent under the ownership of the private equity fund.

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Ford announces thousands of white collar job losses

The car giant will complete the restructuring by August.

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Cadbury seeking to lay off 70 workers in Dublin

The owner of Cadbury is looking to lay off 70 staff at its Dublin production plant.

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Honda taskforce holds first meeting after UK plant closure announcement

The automotive giant has signalled plans to close its Swindon site by 2021.

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Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard to lay off hundreds of staff

Around 770 people could lose their jobs, despite achieving record revenue in 2018.

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Santander to close 140 branches, putting over 1,200 jobs at risk

The move follows a slump in the number of transactions that branches handle.

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Over 60,000 enter the labour market in in the last year

The total number of people employed in Ireland has reached 2.19 million.

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Residents say 200 jobs will be lost with plans to bypass Donegal town

Concerned residents in a Co Donegal town claim it will lose more than 200 local jobs and €10m in revenue each year after plans were announced to by-pass it.

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Bombardier decision to axe hundreds of jobs 'not a Brexit issue'

Bombardier's decision to axe almost 500 jobs at its site in Belfast is "not a Brexit issue", Business Minister Richard Harrington said as he was blasted for saying the Government had "no role" to play in the matter.

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Almost 100 jobs at risk as Coast stores enter liquidation

A provisional liquidator has been appointed to the fashion and accessories chain Coast.

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Pub jobs ‘threatened by Vat hike’

Vintners have joined hoteliers and tourism bodies in claiming jobs are at stake if the Government hikes the Vat rate on hospitality from 9% to 13.5% in the budget.

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GSK to close Sligo site with loss of 165 jobs

GSK is to close its manufacturing site in Sligo by 2021, with the loss of 165 jobs.

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E.ON plans to cut hundreds of UK jobs

The company said the UK energy market was changing at an ‘unprecedented’ rate

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Thousand jobs to be axed in UK as 80 more Poundworld stores close

Administrators said 1,024 jobs would be lost as a result.

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Almost 30 jobs to be lost in Kerry with fears of more to follow

Up to 27 jobs are to go in job cuts at Liebherr in County Kerry.

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5,100 jobs in jeopardy at UK budget retailer Poundworld

The budget retailer is poised to appoint administrators, following the likes of Maplin and Toys R Us.

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House of Fraser to shut 31 stores, with 6,000 jobs under threat

The closures – including the Oxford Street store in London – will leave the group with 28 shops across the UK and Ireland.

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Eir announces the loss of 750 jobs

Eir has announced the loss of 750 jobs after a majority stake takeover by two French firms connected to a telecoms billionaire.

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Redundancies 'unavoidable' at Mater Private Healthcare

A total of 95 jobs are being lost at Mater Private Healthcare.

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HP to shed 280 Dublin jobs

A total of 280 jobs are to go at a Hewlett Packard facility in Dublin, it was announced today.

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Pfizer to close Little Island plant - 136 jobs lost

Pfizer is to close one of its manufacturing plants in Cork, with the loss of 136 jobs.

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Xtra-vision set to appoint receiver

Xtra-vision, which employs 1,024 people across the island of Ireland, is set to appoint a receiver today.

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INM to shed around 100 jobs

Independent News and Media is to shed 'about 100' jobs as part of a financial restructuring, chief executive Vincent Crowley has revealed.

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Fianna Fáil call for govt. response following MSD job losses

Fianna Fáíl spokesman for jobs, Dara Calleary, has called on Minister Richard Bruton to make an 'urgent response' following the loss of 280 jobs at MSD's plant in Wicklow.

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MSD to cut 280 jobs in Wicklow, plans to cease operations by 2015

Two hundred and eighty jobs are being cut at a pharmaceutical company in Co Wicklow.

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200 jobs to go at Clonmel plant of medical devices firm Abbott

A leading pharmaceutical and medical devices firm is to cut 200 jobs in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

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Johnson Brothers to shed 83 jobs

Some 83 jobs are being lost in Dublin following the announcement that Johnson Brothers in Ballymount is to outsource the company’s warehouse and transport operations by the end of the month.

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Cowen blames Minister for Bord na Móna cut in working hours

Fianna Fáil Environment Spokesperson Barry Cowen TD has today blamed Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte for today's job losses at Bord na Móna.

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TD demands explanation amid reports of job losses at Bord Na Móna

There are reports today that up to 200 jobs are to go at Bord Na Móna.

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Donegal financial services firm to close with loss of 26 jobs

Some 26 jobs have been lost at Donegal financial services call centre Eist agus Cuidiú Teo, it emerged this morning.

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Sligo diagnostics plant to shed 29 jobs

Abbott Diagnostics has this morning announced 29 redundancies at its diagnostics plant in Sligo.

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Jobs lost at Donegal food plant

The managing director of the Largo Foods plant in Donegal has confirmed this afternoon that 60 full-and part-time jobs are to be shed.

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O2 Ireland to shed 120 jobs

O2 Ireland is to shed some 120 jobs from its Irish workforce, it was announced today.

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231 Irish jobs to go at Game

It has just been announced that 231 Irish jobs are to be axed at retailer Game.

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80 jobs lost at Cork glass company

A total of 80 jobs are to go at Waters Munster Glass Ltd in Cork City, it has been announced.

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Irish jobs in jeopardy as Game moves to appoint administrators

Retailer Game conceded defeat in its survival battle today after failing to raise new funding, adding to fears that dozens of Irish jobs could be in danger.

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Lagan Brick LRC talks to reopen

Talks will reconvene at the Labour Relations Commission today between management and workers at Lagan Brick in Co Cavan.

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37 jobs to go at Kildare firm ModusLink

Thirty-seven jobs are being lost in supply-chain solutions company ModusLink in Co Kildare.

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Ulster Bank leaves door open for compulsory redundancies

Ulster Bank has refused to rule out compulsory redundancies for its staff.

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Job losses expected as unions to meet Ulster Bank management today

Trade unions are meeting Ulster Bank management this afternoon in an attempt to ascertain the extent of job losses at the company.

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La Senza workers stage Liffey Valley sit-in

Workers at lingerie firm La Senza are staging a sit-in at the company's store in Liffey Valley in Dublin, after the firm went into administration yesterday.

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35 jobs gone as Vita Cortex plant closes in Cork

Thirty-five jobs in Cork are being axed today, with the closure of the Vita Cortex plant.

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Publicans warn of further job losses

The Vintners' Federation of Ireland said today that 30,000 jobs have been lost in the industry over the last four or five years, with the loss of a further 5,000 expected next year.

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Unite: Workers want us to examine figures to save every job possible

The Unite trade union representing workers at Aviva has said it is willing to come up with alternative cost-cutting measures, if it means preventing some of the 950 redundancies announced by the company yesterday.

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Aviva workers in the dark about which jobs will go

Workers at Aviva Insurance say they are still in the dark as to which jobs are to go after the company announced 950 redundancies.

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Bruton: Aviva losses a 'painful legacy' of collapse

The Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said the Aviva decision to cut almost 1,000 jobs is a "painful legacy" of the economic collapse.

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Kenny: Aviva job losses 'huge shock'

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the loss of 950 jobs at Aviva "a huge shock".

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Unite: Aviva announcement 'worse than feared'

Senior union figures have said the announcement of 950 job cuts at Aviva is "worse than anybody anticipated".

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Aviva to cut workforce by half

Insurance giant Aviva is to halve its workforce in Ireland over the next two-and-a-half years, it has been confirmed.

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Aviva refusing to comment redundancy reports, says union

The Unite trade union said today that Aviva is refusing to confirm or deny reports it is planning to shed up to 1,000 jobs.

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Minister expresses concern for future of 1,000 Aviva jobs

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has today expressed concern at reports that Aviva may be planning to shed up to 1,000 jobs.

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No redundancies at Covidien before next summer

Siptu trade union have accepted assurances from Covidien that there will be no redundancies at the Athlone plant before next summer.

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Technology company to shed 75 jobs

Up to 75 jobs are to go at a Shannon-based technology support company.

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Bruton: Covidien job losses disappointing, R&D commitment heartening

Jobs and Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton has expressed disappointed at potential job losses at Covidien in Co Westmeath, but said the company's R&D commitment is encouraging.

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Over 400 Dublin jobs under threat

Over 400 jobs in the capital are under threat as two employers seek to cut staff numbers, it has emerged.

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EU Commissioner Andor to investigate TalkTalk closure

The EU Commissioner for Employment is to investigate the planned closure of the TalkTalk call centre in Waterford, with the loss 575 jobs.

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Bruton promises South East Employment Action Plan

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said today that he has asked the State agencies to develop a South East Employment Action Plan within the next 30 days.

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TalkTalk to press ahead with Waterford closure

TalkTalk has said that the company's plan to close its Waterford call centre within 30 days remains unchanged.

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Jobs minister to meet TalkTalk management

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton is to travel to Waterford today to meet with TalkTalk workers and management.

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