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Proximus reorganisation to mean 1,900 jobs cuts as well as 1,250 new positions - minister

Wednesday 9 January 2019 | 17:22 CET | News
Proximus expects to eliminate 1,900 jobs but to also publish 1,250 new vacancies under its reorganisation plans. This will result in the net loss of 650 jobs. Belgian employment minister Kris Peeters made the statement after the government meeting on 9 January with Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy. According to Peeters, the figures are not yet definitive. The Belgian government expects to get more information about Proximus' plans over the next few hours. 

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