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Telstra sacks hundreds of customer service workers

Friday 8 July 2016 | 12:56 CET | News
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Australian operator Telstra has sacked 450 workers, and plans to send 1 in 4 of the positions offshore. In a statement, the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) said that most of the job cuts, including 140 in Melbourne and 94 in Perth, are in customer services roles. In response to the cuts, the CPSU has launched a petition calling on the company to stop its policy of sending jobs overseas and instead invest in Australian workers and innovation. The CPSU claims that Telstra has now shipped more than 10,000 jobs offshore, including thousands of jobs in technical roles, customer service

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