02 July 2019

DE LA RUE TO CUT 170 JOBS

De La Rue has launched a consultation at its Gateshead Plant that could result in the loss of 170 jobs,

The union Unite is laying the blaming on the companyís loss of its £490m UK passport contract.

The 170 skilled jobs are related to the security print groupís foreign currency contracts. According to Unite, these cuts are in addition to a further 100 jobs related to passport printing that are expected to go in the autumn.