Type
Offshoring/Delocalisation
Country
Portugal
Region
Continente; Norte;
Location of affected unit(s)
Vila Nova de Gaia
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
New offshoring locations
Morocco, Ukraine

1,100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
17 January 2003
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2003
Foreseen end date
1 March 2003

Description

The company Yazaki Saltano produces electric material for the sector automobile. Fired 1100 workers, over all women, due to the relocation to a country with cheaper man power - Morroco and Ukraine.


Sources

  • 18 January 2003: P├║blico
  • 7 March 2003: CGTP

Citation

Eurofound (2003), Yazaki Saltano, Offshoring/Delocalisation in Portugal, factsheet number 59804, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/59804.