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EC to help former Nokia workers in Finland find new jobs

Tuesday 11 April 2017 | 09:24 CET | News
The European Commission proposed to provide Finland with EUR 2.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 821 former workers of Nokia Network Systems to find new jobs. The proposal has to be approved by European Parliament and the EU's Council of Ministers. The move comes after Finland requested support from the European Globalisation Fund following the dismissal of 945 workers in Nokia and three of its suppliers and downstream producers.

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Companies: European Commission / Nokia
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