EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zeleznicna Spolocnost Cargo Slovakia

Zeleznicna Spolocnost Cargo Slovakia

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Location of affected unit(s): Slovakia


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
49.2 - Freight rail transport
Number Employed: 6850

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-04-2013
Planned Job Reductions min: 500
Planned Job Reductions max: 500
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2013
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013
Direct Dismissals: 500

Additional Information

Slovak state-owned freight railway company Zeleznicna Spolocnost Cargo Slovakia (ZSSK Cargo) announced that it will dismiss up to 500 employees in 2013. The new collective agreement between the management and the trade unions includes this provision. The original restructuring plan referred to 600 redundancies. For previously announced restructurings see ZSSK Cargo–2011a and ZSSK Cargo–2011b