Swarovski to cut another 1.000 jobs in Austria


This autumn, a further 1.000 jobs are to be cut at Swarovski headquarters in Wattens.

On Monday, 200 Swarovski employees at their main site in Wattens received their dismissal by email, Heute reported. 

The group announced on Tuesday that a further 1.000 jobs will be cut in the autumn from a total of 4.600 employees. Managing director Robert Buchbauer called this a “painful but unalterable decision” in an ORF interview.

Almost all employees in Wattens are on a short-time schedule until September.

Also, as many as 600 jobs are to be terminated worldwide.

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