Labour court: Norma has to negotiate with local councils

The auto supplier Norma Group has to negotiate on the planned job cuts with its local works councils in Hesse and Thuringia. The labour court Offenbach has reje

Labour court: Norma has to negotiate with local councils

The auto supplier Norma Group has to negotiate on the planned job cuts with its local works councils in Hesse and Thuringia. The labour court Offenbach has rejected a request of the company, with the agreement with the General works Council enforced should be. The IG Metall district confirmed middle and the firm on Monday. The Union had demonstrated on Friday in front of the court.

In essence, what the court has decided that the works councils in the Central valley and in the work of Gerber Hausen in Thuringia, the company in charge of the negotiations. They called on the company to work together with the employee representatives, future-oriented solutions for the locations. A company spokeswoman said that they will consider the not-yet-present a written justification.

Norma wants to close the plant in Gerber Hausen with 160 full-time jobs, and the production is largely or completely to the Czech Republic embarrassed. At the Maintal site with more than 700 Jobs, about 160 Points in the production to be omitted. The measures to be implemented up to June 2022.

8500 employees worldwide

The company, the clamps including fastening and connecting elements for different industries and manufactures, in the last year in the Wake of weak auto markets and had prescribed a conversion program. This year, the consequences of the Corona-crisis were added. Worldwide, the company employs approximately 8500 employees.

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 19:20

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