News : Shaw Moving Jobs to Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Feb 12, 2015 -- Hundreds of job are coming to Winnipeg thanks to Shaw Communications.
The media company announced a major re-structuring plan Wednesday that will see 600 call centre jobs come into this city.
The massive consolidation project will see customer service centres in Alberta close up shop which will affect about 1600 employees.
Shaw says they will now spread out the jobs across the city over the next year including here in Winnipeg.
President Chetan Laksham says facilities here could also be expanded to accomodate the growth.
Workers will be offered a choice of money to help them move, new jobs at their current location or severance.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Tuesday, February 17, 2015