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Post date: 10/21/2013 - 10:12

GERMANY: Anheuser-Busch InBev cutting 151 jobs at Bremen site

Anheuser-Busch InBev is planning to cut around 10% of the workforce at its biggest production plant in Germany as it claims to battle with the country's declining beer market.

The brewer's German unit confirmed that 151 jobs are under threat at the Bremen facility as part of a re-organisation. “Management has started discussions with the workers councils and will explore all opportunities for socially acceptable solutions for the impacted employees.

The site currently employs around 1,400 workers.

Anheuser-Busch InBev is planning to cut around 10% of the workforce at its biggest production plant in Germany as it claims to battle with the country's declining beer market.

The brewer's German unit confirmed that 151 jobs are under threat at the Bremen facility as part of a re-organisation. “Management has started discussions with the workers councils and will explore all opportunities for socially acceptable solutions for the impacted employees.

The site currently employs around 1,400 workers.

The company flagged that Germany's beer markets has shrunk by around 15% in the last ten years. “The average price of beer has negatively developed due to fierce price competition,” it added.

Please send your solidarity messages for the affected workers at [email protected] (cc [email protected]).

A-B InBev cut 90 jobs at its Hanover plant in the country in 2009.(http://www.just-drinks.com/news/anheuser-busch-inbev-confirms-german-job...)