Wales

City Link redundancy notices issued at Gaerwen depot

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Media captionSub-contractor Chris Batchelor called the job losses "heartbreaking"

Redundancy notices have been issued to staff at collapsed parcel delivery firm City Link's depot on Anglesey.

Staff at the firm's Gaerwen site met representatives of the administrators on Monday after the firm went into administration on Christmas Eve.

Fourteen drivers were told to go home and two have been retained to deal with outstanding parcels.

About 80 jobs are expected to go across Wales on New Year's Eve, union bosses have said.

Assistant general secretary Steve Hedley from the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union confirmed just 10 posts would remain across the Taff's Well, Swansea and Gaerwen sites.

One sub-contractor for the company, Phillip Robertson, who was at the Swansea City Link depot in Swansea on Monday said staff were "in the dark" about when or if they would be paid for work done.

"We normally get paid on a week to week basis", he said. "As it stands we don't can't see when we're going to get paid."

Mr Robertson added he was "very disappointed" by the news of the job losses and felt "very let down by the way we've been treated".

More than 2,000 staff will lose their jobs across the UK.

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