Alma Media Corporation Press release April 5, 2012 at 14:40 (EEST)
STATUTORY COOPERATION NEGOTIATIONS AT ALMA MANU'S ROVANIEMI PRINTING FACILITY COMPLETED
Alma Manu Oy, the printing and distribution company of Alma Media Group, has completed the statutory cooperation negotiations that began in March 2012. The negotiations concerned the company's plans to rationalise and reorganise the operations of its printing facility in Rovaniemi.
As a result of the negotiations, the number of employees at the Rovaniemi printing facility will decrease by four person-years. In the beginning of the negotiations, the company estimated that the number of employees at the Rovaniemi facility may decrease by seven person-years. The number of lay-offs could be reduced by cost savings measures agreed in the negotiations.
Alma Manu, the printing and distribution company of Alma Media Group, employs 1,170 persons in total in the Pirkanmaa, Satakunta and Lapland regions. Out of the total, approximately 1,000 employees work as newspaper deliverers.
For further information, please contact:
Janne Koski, Production Manager, Alma Manu Oy, tel. +358 44 800 701
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a dynamic media company whose best-known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. The company's net sales in 2011 totalled MEUR 316.2 with an operating margin of 13.3 per cent. Alma Media's share (ALN1V) is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Exchange. Read more at www.almamedia.com.