Denmark -Downward spiral continues at Vestas -November 7, 2012

With a previous round of 3,700 layoffs not yet finished (see the July/August Newsletter), the turbine manufacturer Vestas has released third quarter figures showing that 3,000 more workers will soon be licensed. The company announced that it was seeking to reduce its workforce to 16,000 by the end of 2013. At the end of 2011 the company employed nearly 23,000 people. When all is said and done, Vestas will have reduced its workforce 30 per cent.

English: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2223194/battered-vestas-confirms ...

http://cphpost.dk/business/vestas-continues-downward-spiral-3000-new-job-cuts

 

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