Commenting on the announcement from Npower today (Tuesday) that 2,400 jobs are to go, UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis said:
“At the weekend Npower employees had to find out from the media that their jobs were on the line. Today’s poor results mean yet more uncertainty for the workforce.
“Npower bosses are compounding the anxiety for staff by refusing to meet the unions nationally to discuss this so-called recovery plan, to talk about how to protect jobs and avoid compulsory redundancies. We’re calling for an emergency meeting so we can work jointly on finding a way out of the mess the company currently finds itself in.
“The workforce will be hoping that the worst is now behind Npower, and that in future employees are the first to know if jobs are under threat.“
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