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Baxter job cuts a major blow to Mayo economy

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Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has said the news that one of Co Mayo’s largest employers is cutting its workforce in Castlebar comes as a major blow to the local economy. Deputy Calleary said, “My first thoughts are with the staff at Baxter in Castlebar and their families. This news is particularly upsetting in the lead up to Christmas. “The staff must be must be given every support possible as decisions are made about voluntary redundancies.  Baxter has been an excellent employer in Co Mayo for decades.  Many of the staff will have worked there for years.  Everything must be done to ensure that they are offered redundancy […]

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Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has said the news of 80 job losses at Homecare Medical Supplies comes as a major blow to East Mayo. The Irish-based company has been forced to axe 80 positions, including 50 in Kiltimagh and 15 in Ballyhaunis, having lost an important HSE contract. “My thoughts are with the workers and management at Homecare Medical at this extremely difficult time.  This comes as a terrible blow to them and their families, particularly in the weeks leading up to Christmas,” said Deputy Calleary. “Homecare Medical is a valued employer in Kiltimagh and Ballyhaunis.  The loss of these jobs will unfortunately have a significant impact on […]

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MSD job losses a major blow to Wicklow & pharmaceutical sector

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The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has called for an urgent response from Minister Richard Bruton to the closure of a major pharmaceutical plant in Rathdrum Co Wicklow. Deputy Calleary has said the loss of 280 high-quality jobs comes as a major blow to the local economy and to the pharmaceutical sector in Ireland. “This is devastating news for the 280 workers and their families. MSD has been a major employer in Wicklow for decades and many of the staff members have invested years of hard work in this plant,” said Deputy Calleary. “I am calling for an immediate response from the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton.  We need […]

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