EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Eircom

Company/Organisation:
Eircom

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland

Company

Sector: Information / communication
Telecommunications
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 5700

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 01-11-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 2000
Planned Job Reductions max: 2000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-11-2012
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2014

Additional Information

Former state-owned Irish telecommunications company Eircom plans to implement 2,000 redundancies following its emergence from examinership. Eircom said it is reducing its workforce of 5,700 to 3,700 as part of broader restructuring programme to achieve cost-cutting measures and deliver what it terms greater operational efficiencies.