Volkswagen offered its employees in Nizhny Novgorod six salaries for dismissal

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Volkswagen offered its employees in Nizhny Novgorod six salaries for dismissal
Volkswagen offered its employees in Nizhny Novgorod six salaries for dismissal
9 June, 11:31Society
The Volkswagen concern offered its employees in Nizhny Novgorod to resign voluntarily before the end of June. Two hundred employees of Volkswagen/Skoda contract assembly on the basis of the GAZ Group were offered to pay six salaries as compensation.

According to Kommersant, the funds will be paid if employees apply before June 17, and if before June 29, they will receive five salaries. In addition, the management of the enterprise promised financial compensation and medical insurance to those leaving the company until the end of this year.

Recall that the concern's plant in Nizhny Novgorod has been idle since March. The GAZ group, owned by businessman Oleg Deripaska, came under US sanctions in 2018, and from that moment on, there were delays for the restrictions to take effect. By the end of this January, the US Treasury had reduced the period of licenses for GAZ, allowing to push back the sanctions from a year to 90 days. The license was extended until April 26, then received for one month. The last document expired on May 25. No new permits have been published.

At the same time, it was reported in April that Volkswagen Group Rus enterprises in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod, which were closed due to supply problems, could start working again this summer, since production was suspended for three months. However, experts pointed out that the downtime would not end until July, inclusive, since the supply of a number of components was stopped at the border with Poland. Since transit through Ukraine is now impossible, and Poland refuses to let the cargo through, it remains to deliver components to Istanbul, and after that - through Georgia to the Russian Federation.

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