Concern for eBay’s Dublin workers as tech giant cuts 500 jobs worldwide

The tech giant, which employs 900 people at its Blanchardstown office, announced it is cutting 4 per cent of staff worldwide

The tech giant is cutting 4 per cent of its staff globally. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Irish workers at eBay, an online retail giant, face a nervous wait following the tech business announcing it was cutting 4 per cent of its staff globally, amounting to 500 job losses in total.

In a statement, eBay said: “Following a thoughtful review of how eBay can best advance our strategy of creating long-term sustainable growth, we made the difficult decision to eliminate approximately 500 jobs across our global employee base.

“These changes provide additional ...