EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Lisboa; Continente
Location of affected unit(s): Seixal


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24 - Manufacture of basic metals
Number Employed: 1314

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-04-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 350
Planned Job Reductions max: 350
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 01-04-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2003
Direct Dismissals: 350

Additional Information

The North American multinational intends to fire 350 workers because it wants to transfer part of the production to the Hungary. The layoff timeline is not precised. Already 172 workers had been this year excused.