Type
Closure
Country
Spain
Region
Este; Cataluña; Barcelona
Location of affected unit(s)
Sabadell
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

114 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
11 December 2013
Employment effect (start)
11 December 2013
Foreseen end date

Description

Car parts manufacturer Johnson Controls will gradually close its plant located in Sabadell (Catalonia) until 2015, cutting all 125 workplaces.

According to an agreement with unions, workers will receive severance payments equal to 50 days per year worked up to a maximum of 42 months. Workers will gradually leave the company until the closure in 2015.

The social plan furthermore includes an option for workers to relocate internally. As to date, 11 of the 125 workers are reported to relocate to the headquarters in Barcelona, and more workers will relocate to other countries.

Johnson Controls is a US-based multinational with about 170,000 staff globally. During 2013, the group initiated various restructuring measures in Eastern Europe (CZ-1 CZ-2 CZ-3 SI-1) and one in Austria.


Sources

  • 11 December 2013: Expansión
  • 11 December 2013: El País

Citation

Eurofound (2013), Johnson Controls, Closure in Spain, factsheet number 76364, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76364.