Myer to cut permanent staff

Myer to cut permanent staff

AAP Department store chain Myer will cut the number of its permanent staff in favour of casual workers. The department store chain says the move is designed to give it the flexibility to reduce staff hours during quieter periods. A Myer spokesman says voluntary redundancies will be offered at 42 stores.

Australian Markets

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Company Finances

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