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Npower restructuring will cost 4,500 jobs - British union

FRANKFURT, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A restructuring of British energy supplier Npower announced by new parent E.ON will result in 4,500 job cuts, British union UNISON said in a press release.

"This is a cruel blow for Npower employees. They've been worried about their jobs for months. Now their worst fears have been realised, less than a month before Christmas," UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said. (Reporting by Christoph Steitz; editing by Thomas Seythal)