Samsung to reportedly dismiss up to 900 workers

The South Korean firm let go of 2,000 people in past years in Slovakia.

The Samsung plant in Galanta, southern SlovakiaThe Samsung plant in Galanta, southern Slovakia (Source: TASR)

The South Korean company Samsung, which has a plant located in the southern Slovak town of Galanta, will continue laying off employees because of its planned reorganisation, as reported by the Denník N daily.

“The reorganisation is planned to start as of February 2020, with components to be purchased from our supply chains on the basis of our global manufacturing strategy,” the firm told Denník N.

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A total of 1,500 workers were employed at Samsung in spring 2019, but between 300 and 400 manual workers are now to lose their jobs next year, several sources aware of the firm's business plans claimed. One of them also said Samsung will dismiss the other 200 employees from engineering, quality, and purchases.

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