Internal restructuring
Noreste; País Vasco;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Electrical Equipment
27.5 - Manufacture of domestic appliances

167 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
30 August 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The company Edesa, specialised in the manufacture of domestic appliances and located in the Basque Country, aims to implement an employment adjustment plan affecting 220 workers. The plan also foresees the closure of the manufacturing plant located in Garagartza (Arrasate, Gipuzkoa). The Working Committee has rejected the employment adjustment plant. It has presented a plan with alternative proposals aiming to avoid or minimise the measure. The company has responded that it will analyse the proposal during the next week. Edesa is currently under a pre-insolvency procedure. 

Update 14-09-2017

The first meeting between management and working committee has taken place, the company confirms that it aims to keep the business. However, it has reiterated that, to this aim, it needs to dismiss 167 workers and close the plant located in Garagartza. The working committee, whom would like to avoid dismissals, has informed the press that the meeting didn't bring to an agreement.


  • 30 August 2017: El Mundo
  • 14 September 2017: El Diario Vasco


Eurofound (2017), Edesa, Internal restructuring in Spain, factsheet number 91841, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91841.