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Toyota will fire all employees of the Russian car plant before the end of the year

The Russian plant of the Japanese automaker Toyota (Toyota Motor LLC) in St. Petersburg is going to lay off all employees by the end of 2022. This was reported by Interfax with reference to the press service of the company. The dismissal of employees by agreement of the parties began on November 14, organizational measures in connection with the dismissal will last until the end of 2022. The press service noted that even in the period from November 14 to December 2, most of the plant's employees were fired, now only 137 people remain in the state.

In mid-November, it was reported that 1,937 employees were idle at the Russian Toyota car plant, and the total number of employees as of September of this year was 2,350 people. Earlier it was said that the Russian Toyota plant would start laying off employees in November-December. Then the head of the Committee on Labor and Employment of St. Petersburg, Dmitry Cherneiko, said that the bulk of the employees would be fired by agreement of the parties, and not by the reduction procedure. A few days ago, we wrote that the Russian side did not want to buy a Toyota plant in St. Petersburg, and in the near future it would be mothballed.

Toyota will fire all employees of the Russian car plant before the end of the year