Slovakia - About 700 staffers asked to voluntarily leave at U.S. Steel Kosice - August 31, 2019

About 700 people have asked the U.S. Steel Kosice (USSK) company if they can leave their posts voluntarily. If so they can - if they have been working for more than 10 years at the steelworks - receive a severance pay equalling 12 times their average monthly wage. With this request the personnel anticipates the company plan to reduce the number of its staff by the end of 2021.

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