Tesco To Recruit 200 New Staff

Tesco has announced that it is recruiting over 200 new staff for its new store which will open in Newry on 6 June 2013.

The announcement was welcomed today by Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry as recruitment opened for the new store. The Minister described the jobs boost as good news for jobseekers in the Newry area.

The Minister said: "I welcome Tesco's commitment to recruit over 200 new employees in Newry and to work with my Department's Employment Service to assist with the filling of these vacancies through the JobCentre network. This is a substantial number of jobs being created by an international company and is excellent news for the local economy.

"One of my Department's primary aims is to prepare people for work - helping individuals to acquire jobs, including self-employment, helping employers to fill vacancies, and improving the linkages between employment programmes and skills development. An active and vigorous labour market is a key element in growing a dynamic, innovative economy and promoting social inclusion, whilst meeting individuals’ and employers’ aspirations."


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