Santos to cut 150 staff, send 500 home

SOME 150 Santos employees will lose their jobs and the rest will take two weeks off as the office shuts over the Easter break.

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Office staff to head home, field staff to stay

The enforced fortnight's break will be similar to a Christmas shutdown, and will run from April 6 to 24 with 500 staff to take annual or long service leave at some point in the period.