In 2013 a total of 34,245 people were hired, 47.4% of whom were in North America, which continued to be the area particularly benefited by an increase in production volume.
About 25,550 employees left the Group throughout the year. Changes in the scope of operations also led to a net increase of 2,048 employees. In October, the Group completed the acquisition of VM Motori, a company employing approximately 1,150 people. Located in Cento (Italy), this plant specializes in the production of advanced diesel engines.
In 2013, about 96% of Group employees were covered by an unlimited-term employment contract and about 99% were employed full time. Fixed-term contracts were kept to a minimum; the use of this type of contract was distributed over the different geographic areas ranging from a minimum of 0.4% (Latin America) to a maximum of 2.1% (North America) of all contracts. In 2013, despite the ongoing global economic crisis, about 6,900 temporary contracts were converted into unlimited-term contracts (of which approx. 8% were female employees). A total of 1.3% of the Group workforce is employed part-time, of which about 70% are women.
Employees by contract type
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Employees by contract and employment type
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