The construction giant is also laying fewer people off at Bison’s Swadlincote, Derbyshire plant in a U-turn which will save at least 40 jobs.
O’Rourke announced plans to scale down Bison this summer following a drop in demand.
A Laing O’Rourke spokesman told the Enquirer: “In August this year, Laing O’Rourke tabled proposals to close its Bison facility in Uddingston and to reduce the workforce at the company’s Swadlincote operation, subject to collective consultation with its workforce.
“Through consultation with our workforce and by speaking with our supply chain, we have been able to identify a series of measures to enhance efficiency and create a viable future plan for Bison.
“Consequently, at Bison Uddingston, rather than closing the facility, the plan is to keep it open but with a reduced workforce.
“Collective consultation at Uddingston is continuing to agree how many people are required within a reduced workforce.
“At Bison Swadlincote, the initial plan to put 70 people at risk of redundancy has now been revised to 30 jobs at risk. Collective consultation at Swadlincote has now concluded and individual consultations will commence.
“We are pleased that this alternative proposal can be taken forward and the consultation process to effect these changes will occur quickly, with minimal disruption.
“Of course, we will continue to provide full support to all employees during this difficult period.”