EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Bombardier Transportation

Company/Organisation:
Bombardier Transportation

Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Kalmar län; Småland med öarna
Location of affected unit(s): Kalmar

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 676
Group: Bombardier

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-06-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 260
Planned Job Reductions max: 260
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-06-2002
Direct Dismissals: 260

Additional Information

Bombardier employs 2,300 people in Sweden, among which 676 are in Kalmar. The dismissal which has been announced will affect both employees (60 will have to leave the company) and workers (200 workers fired.