Review of Hirings and Layoffs – February 2016

HIRINGS

1. Specializing in the production of visual effects and animation, Cinesite has announced it is creating 500 new jobs at its Montreal studio.ScreenHunter_73-Feb-29-17-49-1.jpg

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/economie/2016/02/08/001-quebec-studios-cinesite-montreal-500-emplois-2020-investissement-quebec.shtml

2. Home Depot plans to increase its workforce by 6,000 people in Canada over the next few weeks, as it expects sales to grow during the spring season.

http://fr.canoe.ca/argent/actualites/archives/2016/02/20160208-101758.html

3. Marwen, the manufacturer of wind towers in Matane, will hire 70 new employees thanks to a new contract in the US.

http://www.marmeninc.com/nouvelles/detail/80/creation-de-70-nouveaux-emplois-chez-marmen

4. In Mauricie, Robko is reviving a carpentry factory, which will consolidate 25 jobs and create another 25.

ScreenHunter_75-Feb-29-17-54-1.jpghttp://www.newswire.ca/fr/news-releases/structure-robko-consolide-et-cree-50-emplois-a-saint-adelphe-en-mauricie-568065261.html

5. The multinational producer of medical equipment Medtronic expects to create 47 jobs in the Montreal area over the next few years thanks to a major investment.

http://journalmetro.com/local/ouest-de-lile/actualites/909973/investissement-de-107m-47-nouveaux-emplois-chez-medtronic/

 

LAYOFFS

1. As part of a plan to reduce its global workforce, Bombardier will eliminate 2,400 jobs in Quebec over the next two years.

http://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2016/02/17/bombardier-va-supprimer-7000-emplois-dans-le-monde

2. It does not get any better in Mirabel, where Bell Helicopter reduced its production rate and laid off 200 employees.ScreenHunter_77-Feb-29-17-56.jpg

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/economie/2016/02/11/001-bell-helicopter-couperet-200-emplois-supprimes.shtml

3. The aluminum giant Rio Tinto Alcan has eliminated 200 management positions.

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-quotidien/actualites/economie/201602/16/01-4951416-200-postes-de-cadres-abolis-chez-rio-tinto-alcan.php

4. The IGA in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts will close on March 24th: 75 people will lose their jobs.

http://cftf.teleinterrives.com/nouvelle-Regional_75_emplois_perdus_-24791

5. Tembec has indefinitely suspended the activities of its plant in Senneterre, in Abitibi, resulting in the layoff of 148 people.

ScreenHunter_78-Feb-29-17-57.jpghttp://www.tembec.com/fr/Media/Communiques-de-presse/tembec-suspend-indefiniment-les-activites-de-son-usine-de-sciage-de?section=media

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