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# Job Cuts

This month
May 2023
# Job Losses
Vodafone cutting 11,000 jobs as new CEO says group ‘must change’
Newly appointed CEO Margherita Della Valle said that the company’s performance “has not been good enough”.
Last month
April 2023
# buzzfeed news
BuzzFeed to close news division and cut 15% of all staff
The company was known for its lists and topical quizzes before launching its Pulitzer Prize-winning news division
This year
# Job Cuts
Irish Independent publisher Mediahuis seeking voluntary redundancies from editorial staff
Mediahuis said it is looking to reduce editorial staffing levels to create ‘a single unified journalistic organisation’.
# Job Cuts
Accenture to axe 19,000 jobs worldwide, including 400 in Ireland
The consulting firm employs over 6,500 people in Ireland.
# Job Cuts
Indeed to lay off 2,200 workers worldwide
CEO Chris Hyams said the cuts will come from “nearly every team, function, level and region” at the company.
# Job Cuts
Amazon to lay off 9,000 workers worldwide in addition to cuts announced in January
It comes two months after the tech firm announced that it was cutting 18,000 jobs from its global workforce.
# Job Cuts
Meta is reportedly planning to cut thousands of jobs
Mark Zuckerberg in November confirmed more than 11,000 staff, or 13% of the company’s workforce, were to be let go.
# Job Cuts
Taoiseach says Coveney 'engaging' with tech sector as Google confirms it will cut 240 Irish jobs
A collective consultation process will commence tomorrow.
# Tech Sector
Ireland 'over the worst' of job cuts at multi-national tech firms in Ireland, Coveney says
The Minister said that large tech companies are keen to not only stay in this country but to grow and expand here.
# disney dismay
Disney lays off 7,000 as streaming subscribers decline
The layoffs follow similar moves by US tech giants such as Meta and Google.
# Job Cuts
Video conferencing company Zoom cuts staff by 15%
Zoom Video Communications chief executive Eric Yuan is also taking a 98% cut in salary this year.
# tech layoffs
US tech giant Dell to cut 5% of its global workforce, around 6,650 employees
The computer firm employs over 5,000 people in Ireland.
# Job Cuts
Tech giant Salesforce to cut around 200 jobs in Ireland
Last month, the company announce it was shedding about 10% of its employees globally.
# Spotify
Spotify to cut 6% percent of workforce, around 600 employees
Spotify’s CEO described the lay offs as a ‘difficult but necessary decision’.
# tech lay offs
Google's parent company Alphabet plans to cut around 12,000 jobs, 6% of its global workforce
Minister Simon Coveney said he will be meeting with the Head of Google Ireland next week to ‘clarify impact here’.
# Job Cuts
Tech giant Salesforce to cut around 10% of its employees globally
The company said most of the layoffs would take place in the coming weeks.
Last year
# Amazon
No job cuts expected at Amazon Ireland despite reports of lay-offs, Varadkar says
The tech giant is set to axe up to 10,000 workers from its global operation.
# Job Cuts
Online payments firm Stripe to cut around 14% of its staff
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison confirmed the job cuts in a note distributed to employees earlier today.
# Job Cuts
Pharmaceutical company Novartis to cut up to 400 jobs in Dublin
The changes will occur at the Novartis Global Service Centre in Dublin by the end of 2024.
All time
Marks and Spencer to cut 7,000 jobs in wake of 'material shift in trade'
The company said the cuts will come across shops, regional management and its support centre in the UK.
# redundancies
Brown Thomas and Arnotts to cut 150 jobs due to impact of Covid-19
The retailers announced the measure in a statement this afternoon.
# high street blues
Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in the UK — but its Irish stores are 'unaffected'
M&S was in the middle of a restructuring when the pandemic hit.
# Job Cuts
Michael O'Leary says Ryanair 'lost €100 million in quarter' as airline plans for 3,000 job losses
The cuts will be focused on pilot and cabin crew jobs.
# Job Cuts
BBC to axe 450 jobs as part of €95m cost-cutting measures
The company said it would review the number of presenters it has and how they work.
# Job Cuts
RTÉ director general says announcement of job cuts was held off over death of Gay Byrne
It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.
# will leahy
'Today could be our last': Breakfast presenter addresses widespread RTÉ service and job cuts at start of show
It was announced last night that RTÉ is to cut 200 jobs as part of a major restructuring plan.
# Axed
'We knew things were coming down the line': Speculation was rife over job losses in Cork
The Novartis job losses came one day after Shannon-based Molex announced 500 job cuts.
# Job Cuts
Uncertainty for Irish workers as Deutsche Bank to slash 18,000 jobs worldwide
Deutsche Bank currently employs over 650 people in Dublin.
# Job Losses
Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500
Meanwhile, Ford has announced a number of job cuts, as it plans a restructuring of its European operations.
# Job Cuts
Microsoft to cut thousands of jobs - but impact on Irish staff 'will be minimal'
The tech giant announced a major investment in its Irish operation earlier this year.
# Job Cuts
'This will have a huge impact on the community': Hewlett-Packard to cut up to 500 jobs
Staff were told this morning that up to 500 will be let go from the site over the next 12 months.
# dieselgate
Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs in huge post-dieselgate revamp
The jobs will be lost in Germany, Argentina and Brazil.
# Job Losses
Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger
It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.
# Bausch and Lomb
Waterford's biggest employer is seeking as many as 200 redundancies
Bausch and Lomb has said that “substantial cost reductions” are required at the plant.
# Bausch and Lomb
Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election
Independent TD John Halligan said the Department had been aware of the issue for some time.
# Job Cuts
150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier
Musgrave won’t be renewing its contract with Wincanton — as it has decided to supply all of its stores from its own distribution network.
# Jobswatch
Diageo to cease operations at Waterford brewery
Twenty-one jobs will be lost.
# Job Losses
130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility
The company said the decision was made following a reduction in demand for certain pharmaceutical products.
# avon
Avon Cosmetics ceases trading in Ireland, cuts 400 jobs
The company said today that the job cuts equate to about 1 per cent of Avon’s 39,100 employees.
# Euroleaks
Plans to cut another 9,500 public jobs are 'too costly', says Troika
A leaked European Commission report raises questions over Brendan Howlin’s plans to further downsize the public sector.