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Twitter Redundancy Process May Breach Irish Law

Meath West TD and Junior Enterprise Minister Damien English says he hasn't been informed of the move by Twitter.

The Junior Enterprise Minister says he hasn't received any notice from Twitter about redundancy plans for its Irish operations.

It's after some staff at the social media company's Dublin office were told they've lost their jobs as part of plans to cut up to half of its global workforce.

By law, the Enterprise Minister must be notified of collective redundancies, while companies also need to engage in a consultation process with staff.

However, Junior Minister and Meath West Damien English says he hasn't received any official notice from Twitter, and doesn't believe Leo Varadkar has either:

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