EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Volvo Trucks

Company/Organisation:
Volvo Trucks

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Wroclawski; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Długołęka

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment
Number Employed: 250

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-06-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 23-06-2009
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009

Additional Information

The producer of trucks Volvo Truck has started to dismiss about 100 people (out of a total workforce of 250) from its factory in Długołęka by Wrocław. The redundancies will last until the end of 2009. The rest of the workers have agreed to work 12 hours per day and, in the case of a fall in orders, to have free days from work.