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Bratislava Volkswagen plant will pause production

The Bratislava Volkswagen plant will pause production for two days at the beginning of February, shortly after the Christmas 3-week production break, to cope with soft demand. It is not planning any dismissals, as last year, in a collective agreement, it pledged to keep jobs for five years. The plant called on the government to pay a part of the wages to workers staying home from unemployment insurance. This system, the so-called kurzarbeit, is working well in Germany, and helps keep employment when tough times hit.


Táto správa je z Ekonomiky DNES, denného prehľadu najdôležitejších ekonomických správ zo Slovenska.

This news is from the Slovak Business News TODAY, one-page summary of all the important Slovak business news.

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