Wartsila Finishes Employee Consultation Process in Finland

first_img此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 Print  Close My location zoom Wärtsilä’s consultation process with employee representatives in Finland has been concluded. The process was initiated on 29 January 2014 with the aim of reducing 200 jobs in Finland. As a result of the negotiations, the redundancy need has been confirmed to be 142 permanent employees.Since the start of the restructuring process, the number of personnel has decreased and will decrease in near future, through natural attrition and retirements, therefore, the total target for job reductions will be achieved.Wärtsilä employed 3,776 people in Finland at the end of December 2013. The majority of the redundancies will take place in Vaasa and the reduction measures are expected to be completed by the end of May. The employees who will leave the company as a consequence of the consultation negotiations will be offered support and consultation as well as assistance in re-employment.The employee reductions in Finland are a part of the group-wide efficiency program initiated in January to secure future profitability and competitiveness. The program targets annual savings of EUR 60 million and is expected to lead to a reduction of approximately 1,000 employees globally. The consultation processes in the other affected countries are currently ongoing. Wartsila, March 19, 2014last_img read more

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Theresa May officially steps down as Tory leader

first_imgLondon: Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May will officially step down as the leader of the Conservative Party on Friday, but will retain the post of premiership until her successor is chosen, which is expected to be at the end of July. The move will pave the way for a leadership battle for her successor who will try to deliver Brexit after May failed to get her deal through Parliament. May announced her resignation May 24, saying it was a matter of deep regret that she had been unable to deliver Brexit. Also Read – ‘Hong Kong won’t rule out Chinese help over protests’Eleven Conservative MPs are vying to replace her, including former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, but some are likely to drop out before the June 10 deadline for nominations, the BBC reported. May remains acting party leader while the contest takes place. Her time as leader had been dominated by Brexit, with her party divided over the issue. Nominations for her successor will close on June 10, with the first round of voting by MPs taking place on June 13. Following a hustings involving the remaining candidates on June 17, the second ballot will take place on June 18. Also Read – Pak Army chief accompanies Imran at key meetings in ChinaUp to five MPs’ ballots are expected to take place, with the two candidates left standing announced on June 20. They will then go forward to a ballot of Tory Party members, with the winner expected to be announced by July 22. The UK was originally meant to leave the European Union on March 29 but that was then postponed to April 12 and eventually to October 31. When May announced her resignation, she said it was time for a new Prime Minister to try to deliver Brexit.last_img read more

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