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Deliveroo Planning Redundancies At Its Irish Office Due To COVID-19 Crisis

Published on May 5 2020 11:34 AM in Food tagged: Trending Posts / Deliveroo

Deliveroo Planning Redundancies At Its Irish Office Due To COVID-19 Crisis

Food delivery firm Deliveroo is planning to implement redundancies at its Irish office due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Deliveroo has proposed making seven of the 16 people who work at its Dublin office redundant, but it is understood by The Irish Times that the company has not made any final decisions yet and that a consultation process with staff is under way.

Examining "How To Overcome The Challenges We All Face"

The Irish Times quotes a Deliveroo spokesperson as saying, "Like so many others, Deliveroo has had to examine how to overcome the challenges we all face, as well as ensure we are in the strongest position possible following the crisis.

"This requires us to look at how we operate in order to reduce long-term costs, which sadly means some roles are at risk of redundancy. This has been extremely difficult for everyone at the company, and our absolute priority is to make sure those who are impacted are fully supported."

The Irish Times stated that the spokesperson would not comment on the extent of the redundancies, however, Deliveroo is reportedly proposing to make 367 employees redundant across all of its markets. The company currently employs over 2,500 people.

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