Federal Job Cuts
Federal Job Cuts, 154 federal government employees in Newfoundland and Labrador were issued redundancy notices on Wednesday.Most of the impact was felt at Service Canada, where 118 notices were issued. At Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 30 employees, mostly at the inland fisheries division, also recieved notices.
In addition, it was announced on Wednesday that at least two Transport Canada offices in the province will be shuttered.
Boating safety offices in Lewisporte and Corner Brook will be closed, eliminating four jobs. The remaining two jobs with boating safety will be relocated to a central office in St. John’s. (CBC News)