The factory of the retailer IKEA in Tikhvin resumed its work on September 1. This was announced today by TASS with reference to the organizer of the trade union of the forest industries Alexander Illarionov.
According to him, the name and management of the plant have not changed. The pre-sale preparation of the enterprise, which the company previously announced, will start in September, and the deal is planned to be completed before the New Year.
The rest of the Russian factories based in the Sweden network will resume work on 5 September. “On the 5th, Vyatka and Novgorod will leave. The 500 remaining employees will work in two shifts: they work a week, a week is idle,” Illarionov said.
Earlier it was reported that IKEA will cut half of the employees at its production sites. The remaining employees will work in two shifts, week after week, tentatively until the New Year.
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