EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bakker Lekkerkerk Holland

Bakker Lekkerkerk Holland

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Location of affected unit(s): Lekkerkerk


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10 - Manufacture of food products
Number Employed: 300

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-08-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 130
Planned Job Reductions max: 160
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

As a direct consequence of the loss of Albert Heijn supermarkets as client, Bakker has to reduce its workforce by nearly the half. A social plan is negociated with the trade union FNV to avoid direct dismissals as much as possible.