Meta expects to lay off around 20% of Irish workforce
Dublin: Meta Platforms Inc expects to cut around 490 jobs at its international headquarters in Dublin, or about 20% of its Irish workforce, as part of 10,000 global layoffs, the social media company said on Wednesday.
Facebook-parent Meta began carrying out the last batch of global layoffs on Wednesday. The roles were impacted in Dublin, where it has 2,500 full-time employees, including finance, sales, marketing, analysis, operations and engineering.
Facebook owner Meta begins final round of layoffs
Meta laid off 320 Irish staff in November in the first round of global cuts and the final number of redundancies in this round will be subject to collective consultation.