The unions see the company’s plan to move its headquarters from Tuscany as a mass layoff strategy and a loss of resources in the territory.
Unions claim the decision to move 170 employees to Milan is a strategy of “lay offs masked by a proposal of a mass transfer.”
The procedure is expected from Sept. 1, according to the unions.
The decision means 170 employees would need to move to Milan and unions view this as “an impoverishment of the Tuscan territory.”
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The Florence-based fashion company is waiting for a Milan Court judge ruling.
A Milan judge this fall will rule on the industrial plan and agreement with creditors presented by the company, which is expected to continue to be helmed by chief executive officer Gian Giacomo Ferraris under the new owner, Vision Investment Co. controlled by Dubai-based Damac Properties Group.