Lego to cut 380 jobs in Denmark, moves abroad

Lego, the Danish maker of colorful toy bricks, said Tuesday it would cut 380 jobs at its main plant in Denmark by 2015 as it moves its packaging activities abroad to slash costs.

Lego’s temporary warehouse at the processing facility in Denmark. Photo: Lego

“For some employees it will be natural departures. Other employees will be able to acquire new skills and find other positions within the Lego group. But unfortunately, we will not be able to avoid some lay-offs,” chief executive Joergen Vig Knudstorp said in a statement.

Source: The China Post