Orava-based manufacturer has announced a mass layoff

Increasing energy prices named one of the reasons behind the OFZ's decision.

The OFZ metallurgical company in the Orava region has laid off 150 workers.The OFZ metallurgical company in the Orava region has laid off 150 workers. (Source: Martin Pavelek)

Dozens of metallurgists in the Orava region, northern Slovakia, have lost their job.

The Orava-based metallurgical company OFZ has announced the dismissal of about 150 employees to the nearest labour office in Dolný Kubín. About 200 other employees are currently on a vacation leave, the regional news website My Orava wrote.

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