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Harris Corporation to close 119 jobs in Cork

The 69 full-time workers and 50 part-time workers at the plant were told of the decision at a meeting last week.

The company, which makes security electronic devices, was formerly Tyco Electronics.

Its wireless division, including the Cork operation, was taken over by Harris in May.

In a statement, Harris says that following a review carried out locally the decision to phase out operations and close the Little Island plant next June, has been taken.

A redundancy package, which has been described as generous, has been agreed.

The US multi-national said the decision was taken because of existing capabilities elsewhere in the company.

Tyco to cut 200 more jobs in Cork

Electronics company Tyco Sensormatic in Cork announced it would be letting go over 200 staff at it moves its operations to a lower-cost economy. The job cuts are to happen before the end of the year. Tyco Sensormatic assembles electronic anti-theft tags that are attached to merchandise in stores. The company used to employ 475 people at its Bishopstown facility before scaling down operations in 2005.