Switzerland -Job losses as Electrolux closes Swiss factory -October 22, 2014

Up to 120 workers are expected to be laid off at Swedish owned electronic manufacturer Electrolux. Electrolux is closing down its Schwanden factory by the end of 2015; blaming the closure on new Swiss regulations making it impossible to attain the “Made in Switzerland” label for its products.

Up to 120 workers are expected to be laid off at Swedish owned electronic manufacturer Electrolux. Electrolux is closing down its Schwanden factory by the end of 2015. Company management made a statement blaming the closure on new Swiss regulations making it impossible to attain the “Made in Switzerland” label for its products. The announced closure follows several job cuts in the watch making industry, sprouting fears of an economic downturn.

English: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/electrolux-plant-closure-highlights-job-fears ...  

 

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