EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Alcoa Fujikura

Company/Organisation:
Alcoa Fujikura

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Plzensky; Jihozapad
Location of affected unit(s): Stříbro

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 2050
Group: Alcoa

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-06-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 844
Planned Job Reductions max: 844
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-07-2008

Additional Information

Alcoa Fujikura, a manufacturer of wiring harness systems for automotive industry, has announced 844 jobs cuts out of 2,050 staff in its Stříbro plant by the end of July 2008 due to ongoing customer order decline. The restructuring measures are also related to the company´s decision to move part of its production to Romania. The management entered into negotiations with trade unions about social protection programmes for dismissed workers.