U.S. Steel’s Slovak Unit to Resume 5-Day Working Week, Sme Says

The Slovak unit of United States Steel Corp. (X) will resume a five-day working week from February as orders have picked up, Sme reported, citing Jan Baca, a spokesman for the Slovak plant.

The steelmaker’s factory in Kosice, eastern Slovakia, in January began operating four days a week, ordering workers to stay at home every Friday and receive 60 percent of salary, the newspaper said.

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