EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Prevent Halog

Company/Organisation:
Prevent Halog

Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Podravska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Lenart

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.32 - Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number Employed: 750

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-11-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 213
Planned Job Reductions max: 213
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 30-11-2012

Additional Information

Prevent Halog a car-seat manufacturer based in the Podravska region is planning 213 job cuts.

The cuts are attributed to a reduction in orders. The company will reduce the number of employees from current 750 to 537, of which the majority is women. The timeframe of lay-offs is not yet known but procedures will probably begin in December.

The management has stated that the workforce reduction is unavoidable in order to survive the crisis, and the company, who is a major employer in the region, pledged to minimize the negative social effects as much as possible.