Confirmed: Hundreds of workers to be laid off at LIME Jamaica

Close to 250 employees at telecoms giant LIME Jamaica, are set to be made redundant as the company seeks to reduce its workforce.

The move comes as European firm Ericsson signed a seven year deal to partner with LIME as of May 20.

Employees affected by the new venture by LIME Jamaica will have the chance to apply for positions under Ericsson.

A statement from LIME Jamaica added that the company has instituted a number of employee support 

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Tracey Edwards 26/03/2013 22:56:40
is this new deal gonna be like- Air Jamaica and trinidad?
Phillip Cole 26/03/2013 21:24:08
Guys many of these workers have years of service and will be getting their redundancy payments plus a chance of rehire. Many will not be weeping in their coffee at all. At least they got a heads up and are being prepared for the change which is more than what a lot of companies do nowadays!
Sephonia Mckenzie 26/03/2013 21:03:31
What's next. That's what always happen when we sell out our companies to foreigners they do whatever makes them big bucks and the employers gets the blunt all the time.JPS JTC just to name a couple were all sell outs and look what happen to their workers
Craig Chapman 26/03/2013 20:32:08
Sprint did the same thing here in the USA> 90% of sprint workers are Ericsson employees/contractors. its the way of the future. I bet you non of the rehires will be eligible for benefits either..
Jah-Troup's Printery 26/03/2013 20:24:42
wow wats this now!! ja really going down!!!!
Rohan Bennett 26/03/2013 20:22:07
****mouth wide open****
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