Saltigo asks staff to do more for less

Williams, Dede; Gibson, Jane
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/22/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the negotiation of Saltigo with German employees about extending the working week to 40 hours without increasing pay and making shifts more flexible. At the same time, the company has announced an additional €30 million investment in modernization production facilities, alongside the €10 million cost of a Good Manufacturing Practice plant under construction at Leverkusen, Germany. After the spin-off from Bayer, the Lanxess workforce accepted a 35-hour working week at 6.7% lower pay.


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