Sweden -Serious job cuts in rail services -January 21, 2014

The national rail operator SJ announced that it was laying off 400 staff members in part of a savings package. The majority of the jobs will be cut back in the administration department where 237 people will be culled, mostly in the Stockholm head office but also in Gothenburg, Malmö and Krylbo in eastern Sweden. The management said to be willing to look in the negotiations with the unions at different packages and offers for those who are leaving.

English: http://www.thelocal.se/20140121/sj-cuts-400-jobs-as-passengers-turn-to-web

 

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