Glaston has confirmed the temporary layoff of 180 staff as a result of the Covid-19 corona virus crisis.

Negotiations with staff about the temporary layoffs concluded on Friday.

As a result , Glaston will layoff the staff in stages during this year.

The timing and execution of the layoffs will be reviewed function-by-function and can be at most 90 days per employee by the end of 2020.

The Finnish glass processor said the measures are due to the increased uncertainty on the market caused by the pandemic.