Ipswich City Council says it is being forced to cut staff from its infrastructure services department due to a downturn in development.
The council is calling for voluntary redundancies to reduce the number of staff in the department by 20 to 25 to save $2.5 million in wages.
The Queensland Times was alerted by a man who works in the department that is responsible for the city’s capital works program.
“A department of 50 to 55 people is being reduced by 20 to 25 with strong rumours of more to come in other departments,” the man, who didn’t want his name published, said.
“Voluntary redundancies are being offered first, but forced redundancies will follow if there are not enough volunteers.
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