Ferroglobe Reaches Settlement with the French Works Council

LONDON, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ: GSM) (the “Firm”), one of many world’s largest producers of silicon steel, silicon-based alloys and manganese-based alloys, introduced right now that it reached a majority collective settlement with the French Works Council on March 30, 2022 regarding a course of that was initiated in April 2021 when Ferroglobe engaged the French and Spanish Works Councils to debate proposals for its asset optimization program designed to safeguard its long-term future in Europe.

The formal session process in regards to the restructuring venture in France initially focused 355 jobs throughout the Firm’s Château-Feuillet, Les Clavaux and Chambéry websites. Subsequently the scope of the venture was amended in November 2021 to replicate the continuation of operation on the Les Clavaux facility given new developments. Collectively, this settlement leads to 195 potential job terminations and 35 worker transfers to different services.

The venture is topic to last approval from the French labor authority which is predicted across the finish of April 2022.

About Ferroglobe

Ferroglobe is without doubt one of the world’s main suppliers of silicon steel, silicon-based and manganese-based specialty alloys and ferroalloys, serving a buyer base throughout the globe in dynamic and fast-growing finish markets, reminiscent of photo voltaic, automotive, shopper merchandise, development and power. The Firm is predicated in London. For extra info, go to http://investor.ferroglobe.com.

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Gaurav Mehta
Govt Vice President – Investor Relations 
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Cristina Feliu Roig
Govt Director – Communications & Public Affairs
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Ferroglobe Reaches Settlement with the French Works Council