Daimler renounces job losses Truck plant Brazil
By Frans van Hees | www.AboutBrasil.com | Week 36, August 2015
Sao Paulo —
German car group Daimler decided not to delete 1500 jobs at its truck plant in Brazil, after the workers have accepted shorter working hours. This was announced by Daimler on Monday.
Last week Daimler announced many
Brazilian workers would lose their jobsas sales of trucks have fallen sharply and a quick recovery is not expected soon.
workers have now agreed to a reduction in working hours by 20 percent. The
Brazilian government will compensate half of the loss of wagesdue to shorter working hours.
Dailmer gave its employees in Brazil a job guarantee until August next year.