Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has opened negotiations with 830 staff members as it intends to make up to 200 redundancies, in order to “secure the continuity of [its] operations.”
In addition to the redundancies, Veikkaus said that, the terms of the employment contracts with around 330 employees “may change substantially”.
However, the business added that it may be able to keep some people employed by directing them towards new openings in Veikkaus, particularly at its upcoming Casino Tampere property, where it expects to employ 50 staff.
The most-affected division of Veikkaus will be its channels and sales team.
“Our future will be successful if we can adjust our operations to meet the demands of the operating environment while offering the players a responsible, high-quality customer experience,” says senior vice president for channels and sales Jari Heino said.
“We will continue to maintain an extensive network of retailers and game providers, while making the operations o..