David Shearer is not the only one to lose his job this month:
New Zealand’s biggest airline will shed 180 jobs when it closes a maintenance facility in Auckland, a union says.
With the loss of a further 90 jobs at Huntly East, the total positions lost at the mine since the company hit financial difficulties last year would be brought to 153.
New Zealand Aluminium Smelters yesterday proposed to axe more than 30 maintenance jobs at the smelter.
Jobs at Invermay will drop by three-quarters to 30 from 115, and 180 jobs will go from Ruakura, near Hamilton.
Holcim has delivered another body blow to the West Coast, announcing today the closure of its Westport cement plant within two to three years.The 120 staff were told the news at meetings this morning.
The Engineering, Printing & Manufacturing Union says a call centre company plans to cut about 100 jobs in Auckland.
Almost 150 staff at the New Zealand arm of global contact centre company Sitel have been told their jobs are under threat.
Thirty-five jobs will be cut in an overhaul of Work and Income’s regional offices, prompting claims from Labour that the changes will increase the workload of busy frontline staff.
The Matamata division of global processing industry supplier Metso is to close in December with the loss of nearly 30 jobs.
Telecom has reported adjusted earnings of $342 million in a year where it moved to restructure its business and cut about 1280 staff.
Hmmmm – I can think of a few Nat politicians that we should add to the list of job losses. I’m betting you can too…