Netherlands - Serious job transfers at Unilever - February 29, 2016

Consumer goods group Unilever is cutting 240 jobs (200 staff members and 40 agency workers) by shifting abroad some operations, particularly IT, finance and accounts to Mexico, Bangalore, Manila and Katowice. Both the FNC and CNV trade unions have expressed their doubts about what they call ‘the massive sale of jobs to low-cost countries’. The unions foresee serious logistical problems. Unilever has worldwide a workforce of some 175,000 people.

English: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2016/02/unilever-to-cut-200-jobs …   

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