EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Nederlandse Spoorwegen NS

Company/Organisation:
Nederlandse Spoorwegen NS

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands

Company

Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
49 - Land transport and transport via pipelines
Number Employed: 23107

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-10-2002
Planned Job Reductions min: 790
Planned Job Reductions max: 790
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2002
Foreseen End Date: 01-02-2003

Additional Information

First wave of the AIDA restructuration plan announced on October, 9th. The trade union's reaction was negative, theses job losses should take place 'naturally' but one cannot exclude direct dismissals. ON december, 11th, second wave, 440 more job losses. A third wave is expected.