Hungary -900 dismissals at Nokia plant -June 1, 2012

Finnish handset maker Nokia will lay off 900 people at its base in the Hungarian city of Komarom, chairman of the plant’s labour council Zoltan Laszlo told Hungarian press agency. This is the second phase of a previously announced 2,300 layoff at the Hungarian plant. Nokia already dismissed 1,200 people on March 29, of which 854 were Hungarian and 343 Slovaks commuters. Nokia announced in February transferring production from three of its plants, Komarom, Reynosa in Mexico and Salo in Finland, to Asia, laying off about 4,000 workers in the process.

Source: Maté Komiljovics

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