Tesco announces 1,200 job losses in Cardiff North

June 21, 2017 at 5:15 PM

Tesco has today (June 21) told staff that there will be huge job losses at Tesco House on Maes-y-Coed Road in Cardiff North. 

Julie Morgan said: "This is terrible news for the loyal workforce. This is an established employer and there are employees who will be affected from all over Cardiff and further afield.  will be meeting Tesco managers tomorrow morning along with Anna McMorrin MP."

The company has been there for 27 years and there are 1,200 skilled customer service jobs likely to be affected according to the union, USDAW. The jobs include staff who deal with clubcard enquiries, emails, phonecalls and real-time social media messaging. There are also real-time analysts, business support staff, business skills trainers as well as HR staff.

The building will shut in February 2018 according to USDAW. The company has said that an additional 200 jobs will be created at a similar customer service centre in Dundee.

The consultation period starts tomorrow and will last 45 days. I

Find out more here: BBC News 1,200 Tesco call centre jobs at risk, union claims