DGB-Secretary Viktor grey Berger added: “Only about 45 million euros, making a profit, in the next step, however, more than one-tenth of its staff out of the throw – this is a slap in the face of those who have developed the sales and profits for the company in the first place.”

S. Oliver had announced the beginning of the week to structure the group and to separate in this train of employees at the company’s headquarters in the lower Franconian town of Rottendorf. “With the fundamental restructuring of our company, we want to ensure the long-term success of the s. Oliver Group in a challenging market environment – and therefore also the remaining approximately 6000 jobs in the world,” explained the company on Thursday. The decision to strike out, be like “it is very difficult and Alternatives have been carefully examined. However, we are convinced that it is right and important for the company.“

According to trade Union data, it is 170 out of the total 1500 employees in Rottendorf. Especially tragic for the Affected will be from DGB’s view, the lack of works Council impact. As such, at least, a more reasonable could have a social plan can be negotiated. Without these, employees want to be at the mercy of the welfare of the company’s management, criticized the DGB. The company, however, stressed: “The affected employees, we offer a comprehensive and generous settlement agreements.”