40% of Tamron’s Japanese Factory Workers in Aomori Asked to Take Early Retirement
The cutbacks in the camera industry continue to roll in as the year gradually ends with Tamron announcing voluntary retirement offers going out to some 40% of its Japanese factory workforce.
According to Nikkei, 200 employees in Aomori prefecture were asked to accept a voluntary retirement. Tamron will provide packages to those that accept early retirement as well as some kind of assistance to people who want to seek employment in something else, PetaPixel reports.
Tamron is reporting that 2020 is going to be quite a dismal year for it in terms of sales with a 58% drop being blamed partially on COVID-19. Employees have between November 10 and 20 to accept the voluntary layoff offer that Tamron has on the table.
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