EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Älvsbyhus Intressenter

Älvsbyhus Intressenter

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Location of affected unit(s): Älvsbyn, Bjärnum


Sector: Construction
42 - Civil engineering
Number Employed: 307

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-10-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 37
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 21-10-2011

Additional Information

37 employees at wooden house manufacturer Älvsbyhus have been issued with redundancy notices.
The company, which currently employs 307 people will cut 17 jobs in Älvsbyn, in the north of Sweden,
and 20 jobs in Bjärnum located in the south part of Sweden. The internal restructuring
will affect both white-collar and blue-collar workers. The company will reduce their workforce due to
declining demand for housing.