BERLIN (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier plans to cut around 2,200 jobs in Germany, or around a quarter of its workforce in the country, as part of a sweeping savings plan, a company source told Reuters.
Most of the jobs would be cut at the company's plants in Henningsdorf near Berlin and Goerlitz on the German border with Poland, the person said.
Bombardier Inc said in October it would cut 7,500 jobs worldwide, mostly in its train-making division, in
German weekly magazine WirtschaftsWoche reported earlier on Thursday that around 2,700 of those jobs would be at the train-making business in Germany and that plant closures were on the cards.
Bombardier denied it could shut down factories, saying no such move was on the
(Reporting by Markus Wacket; Writing by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Kathrin Jones and Adrian Croft)
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