EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zekon

Company/Organisation:
Zekon

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Presovsky kraj; Vychodne Slovensko
Location of affected unit(s): Humené

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
14.13 - Manufacture of other outerwear
Number Employed: 318

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-11-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 318
Planned Job Reductions max: 318
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure
Employment Effect Start: 15-12-2008
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2008
Direct Dismissals: 318

Additional Information

Due to restructuring, Slovak garment manufacturer Zekon will close its production plant in Humené, where all 318 employees will be redundant by the end of 2008. About 80 of them might find a temporary job in Zekon’s main plant in Michalovce.