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DELOCALIZZAZIONE PRODUTTIVA E AMMORTIZZATORI SOCIALI. LA TESSITURA MONTI SPA

Tattara, Giuseppe and Campagnol, Desirée (2008): DELOCALIZZAZIONE PRODUTTIVA E AMMORTIZZATORI SOCIALI. LA TESSITURA MONTI SPA. Forthcoming in: Economia e società regionale , Vol. 2008, No. 2 (August 2008): pp. 63-82.

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Abstract

This article deals with the restructuring of the production process at the Monti textile group. The Group has delocalized a significant part of its textile production in two plants in Cekia and has opened a new plant in India. The Cekia plants send their product to Italy to be finished, while the Indian plant is vertically integrated and aims at the new emerging markets. This new strategy had deep effects on the level of employment in the Treviso province, where the Italian main plant is located. The emergency has been faced by the use of several labor market in-struments: contratti di solidarietà, cassa integrazione guadagni and liste di mobilità that have allowed a gradual exit of some workers towards retirement and have provided room for a qualifica-tion and re-employment of the majority of redundant workers. This experiment proves interesting and is the result of workers’ stiff opposition to massive firings, of the trade unions’ action and of the willigness of the Monti Group.

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