Greater than 143 employees from the Fédération des caisses Desjardins and 33 others from Groupe Applied sciences du Complexe Desjardins will lose their jobs in early September.
“The principle purpose is to not lower jobs, however to make sure a good stability in managing our prices and the important and value-adding actions for our members and clients,” Jean-Benoît Turcotti, spokesman for Desjardins, advised the Journal.
“Desjardins members and clients are altering the best way they use our companies and we’d like to verify we’re responding to their requests effectively. For that reason, Desjardins is continually striving to make the group as environment friendly as doable,” he continued.
Consequently, greater than 176 employees realized on June 22 that they might lose their jobs in early September. Within the Journal, Desjardins reminds that the corporate nonetheless employs 58,000 individuals.
Final Might, Desjardins noticed its first-quarter surplus plummet 24.2% to $342 million.
Desjardins is the biggest employer in Quebec exterior of the general public and parastatal sectors. In accordance with a compilation by Les Affaires newspaper, the monetary establishment employed greater than 48,637 individuals in Quebec as of December 31, and noticed a 12% improve in headcount between 2020 and 2022.
“Yearly there are between 3,000 and 4,000 departures at Desjardins and we are going to use pure turnover to evaluate the relevance of our vacancies within the years to return,” defined Jean-Benoît Turcotti of Desjardins.
“Once more, Desjardins’ purpose is to not downsize positions, however to stay related and environment friendly in supporting members and shoppers of their monetary lives,” he concluded.