Belfast Telegraph

Orange dismisses fears over staff redundancies

Union leaders have voiced concern over moves by mobile phone firm Orange to switch work to the Philippines, saying that staff faced redundancy, lower pay or "unrealistic" relocation half-way around the world.

The company said 40 workers based in Darlington, County Durham, had been offered alternative jobs in the UK and almost all of them have now chosen one of these roles, or taken a severance package.

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