EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Northern Ireland


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 6200
Group: Bombardier

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-06-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 1050
Planned Job Reductions max: 1050
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2004

Additional Information

Management of Shorts, the already heavily downsized aerospace subsidiary of Bombardier, announced on 6 June 2003 it would put an end to three contracts that allowed to employ 1,050 workers. These redundancies would take place within 18 months and are on top of the previously announced restructuring plan.