EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Finland
Region: Uusimaa; Etelä-Suomi; Manner-Suomi
Location of affected unit(s): Turku, Helsinki


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
Number Employed: 920
Group: Schering

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-09-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 111
Planned Job Reductions max: 111
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2004

Additional Information

Schering has started cooperation talks with the personnel in order to cut 130 jobs. The reason for the cuts is said to be restructuring of the company in connection to the new strategy. 25 November 2003 As a result of the end of cooperation talks with the personnel Schering will make 111 employees redundant.