Eircom to cut two thousand jobs

first_img Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest The Minister for Communications says he will meet with management at Eircom to discuss plans for 2-thousand job losses at the company.Eircom is to shed over a third of its workforce by 2016, as part of cost-cutting measures.Minister Pat Rabbitte says the expectation is that the job losses will be on a voluntary basis – although he says it will be difficult to achieve that in the current economic climate.Minister Rabbitte also says he hopes the scale of the cuts may not be as severe as first expected:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/10rabb1.mp3[/[podcast] Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleSmall businesses in Northwest interested in green economy invited to programmeNext articleFine Gael Deputy Joe McHugh hit out at Sinn Fein jobs strategy News Highland center_img Pinterest Twitter Eircom to cut two thousand jobs Facebook By News Highland – November 1, 2012 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ WhatsApplast_img read more