News : Oi Fires 120 Workers at Call Centre in Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal, Feb 3, 2015 -- Portugal's National Union of Telecommunications and Audiovisual Workers (SINTTAV) said that Brazilian operator Oi decided to close its call centre in Lisbon and sacked the last 120 workers, news agency Lusa reports.
This follows the recent dismissal of 170 workers. SINTTAV organised strike action last month at Portugal Telecom's call centres as a sign of protest against the dismissals.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Oi is Brazil’s telecommunications service provider, with a fully integrated nationwide presence and 70 million customers. Oi offers fixed and mobile, broadband, pay TV, data transmission and internet provider services. Oi has a contact center in Brazil, with 40,000 agents in 10 different locations all over the country.
Published: Wednesday, February 4, 2015