KRD roasted after shock redundancies

Credit union says not ‘ethical’ to use furlough for roles not there

KRD roasted after  shock redundancies

New KRD Credit Union building on Main Street Ballymoney, opened at the beginning of the year. WK2046-AM-010

Alan Millar

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KRD Credit Union's announcement of significant redundancies less than two months before Christmas has been blasted by a local councillor.

Councillor John McAuley said that it was “unjustifiable that no credible attempt” to use the government furlough scheme appears to have been explored.

Describing the loss of the six jobs as “regrettable” KRD General Manager Claire Doherty said that “enhancements in technology” and “significant” changes to many members needs due to COVID, meant that “roles were no longer there.”

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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