Senior staff at McDonald's Ireland are cut from 40 to six people “to reduce business costs”.
According to Independent, a number of employees in McDonald's Ireland corporate function have been cut in an attempt to reduce the cost of running the business worldwide.
Following the initial announcement, a number of employees were informed that their existing positions were "being removed from the structure".
The senior employees were told that the changes to the Irish structure were originally put in motion in 2015 by CEO Steve Easterbrook, who had just taken over from outgoing chief Don Thompson.
"He identified a plan to achieve returns [to ensure continued investor support] and alongside it a reduction in the cost of running the McDonald's global business.
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