Nissan will fire 600 workers at a factory in Barcelona

Nissan will fire 600 workers at a factory in Barcelona

May 11, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Before deciding to reduce employees, the brand’s management negotiated with the trade unions of the car factory for more than a month. As stated in the official report of Nissan, this process will be launched on June 13.

The Spanish division of the Japanese company Nissan announced the reduction of 600 jobs at its plant in Barcelona. This is about 20 percent of the local workforce, according to specialized media, citing a public statement. This decision was given to the brand management is not easy – negotiations with the trade unions took more than a month. The first cuts at the plant are already waiting for June 13. The whole process will last for one fiscal year, which will end in March 2020.

The Japanese automaker decided to layoffs, to keep the release of their cars in the enterprise. Thus, the brand will reduce costs and, as a result, increase production efficiency. It also became known that Nissan plans to invest about 70 million euros in a new paint and varnish factory.

n general, the brand owns five production sites in Spain. They are located in Barcelona, ​​Avila and Cantabria – there are about five thousand specialists working there.