News : Fears for Jobs at UPC Ireland’s Operation in Limerick
Limerick, Ireland, Feb 19, 2015 -- There are fears for job losses at UPC’s call centre at the LEDP in Roxboro after the cable provider announced it is seeking redundancies.
UPC Ireland is looking to axe 170 staff from its five facilities in Ireland as part of a restructuring plan which will see some operations relocate to the Philippines.
Some 377 people work at UPC in Limerick, and a spokesperson for the firm said there will be "substantial" job losses at the operation here and in Dublin, with a lesser number in Galway, Cork and Waterford.
Staff at Roxboro were called into a briefing this morning where management outlined the proposals. It is understood while voluntary redundancies will be initially sought, if UPC fail to secure enough numbers, jobs will go on a compulsory, first-in first-out basis.
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A spokesperson for UPC told the Limerick Leader that they will be briefing staff up until around 1.30pm this lunchtime, and will be issuing a full statement later today.
SIPTU officials will be in Limerick tomorrow to begin negotiations.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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