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2,807 Jobs lost in January 2007

1 March 2007 | Ireland | No Responses by paul savage.

2,807 is the number of Irish job losses reported to the Redundancy Unit at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment ( in January 2007, this is compared to 2,314 in January 2006.

Money in the Dark times

There are proposed headcount cuts and employment level reviews at Pfizer, Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent, FCI, Vodafone, Burlington Hotel, Cognotee, DELL Ireland, Donnellys Bakery, Elba, FCI, Xerox, Thomson Scientific and Zomax allied with threats to the continued employment of BUPA Ireland in Fermoy.

IIB’s ( chief economist Austin Hughes said today “This month’s survey revealed that 59% of Irish consumers expect unemployment to rise in the coming year, up sharply from 41% in January. This is the most pessimistic reading since February 2004,” he added.

How safe are you really feeling in your job today ? Sure there is always the threat of being laid off, but do you really think it will happen to you this year ? Hopefully the change here will be enough to buy a round of farewell drinks if it does happen. 😉

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