Sweden - Electrolux announces job cuts - December 31, 2015

White goods giant Electrolux said it would be cutting jobs at the firm's headquarters in Stockholm, following a failed deal with US company General Electric (GE). Consultations have been initiated with the trade unions. The redundancies are set to be made within the small appliances division of the company, but Electrolux refused to disclose potential figures when pressed by the media.

English: http://www.thelocal.se/20151209/job-cuts-expected-at-stockholm-electrolux-hq   

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