Thursday April 2, 2020

Where have all the multinational jobs gone?

US companies may be pulling back on their Irish operations, but it’s not a case of bring the labour home. Back in the US, workers have the same complaint as their jobs flow to low-cost economies, become rationalised or simply disappear. What can eith

29th May, 2010

When Pfizer announced earlier this month that up to 785 people could lose their jobs due to the closure of three Irish plants, it was only the latest in a series of hammer-blows that the state has endured at the hands of multinationals.

Among the other big names to have pared back their Irish workforces in the past couple of years, the most famous was Dell, which announced plans to shut its Limerick plant in January...

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