EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Region: Burgos; Castilla y León; Centro


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20.51 - Manufacture of explosives
Number Employed: 317

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-02-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 100

Additional Information

The company of energy materials and demolition Maxam, mainly manufacturing weapons for defence and explosives for mining and public works, has announced an adjustment plan affecting at least 100 employees. Affected workers are all those of central offices in Madrid together with employees of other centres of Madrid, Galdácano (Vizcaya) and Páramo de Masa (Burgos). The company also announced a modification in the working conditions, among which a salary reduction, to be proposed in the new upcoming collective agreement. Negotiations between the company and the work council (formed by UGT, CCOO, ELA and Maxam Independent Trade Union (SIX)) will start during February.