Press release of the EMF on the closure of the Bochum mobile phone manufacturing site

Body: Nokia Euroforum

Company: Nokia

Type: article/report/documentation

Date: 29/01/2008

Reference language: English

Notes: related information 17/01/2008 Nokia: the EMF denounced violations of the directive on EWCs European trade unions immediately reacted when the giant Finnish phone company announced, on January 16, the closure of one of its German sites. The European Metalworkers' Federation (EMF) denounced the "lateness with which its EWC was informed of this restructuring" and declared that it intended on examining this from a legal point of view and, should the need arise, Nokia will have to be prepared for court proceedings. The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) says this case "shows the importance of urgently reviewing the EWC Directive". (Ref. 080042) Source: www.eeuropenews.com see also etuc website: http://www.etuc.org/a/4474