The AvtoVAZ company, due to a shortage of components, has not yet been able to start production. Formally, AvtoVAZ came out of vacation on May 11, but the start of production was postponed several times. According to Atypical AvtoVAZ, the management signed another order “On downtime from May 30 to June 3, 2022”, which states the following:
Establish for the personnel of AvtoVAZ JSC not involved in urgent work to ensure the functioning of the activities of AvtoVAZ JSC, the manufacture of spare parts and work on new projects, downtime with compensation in the amount of two-thirds of the average wage <…> in the period from 30 May to June 3rd.
Previously, production in Tolyatti and Izhevsk had to be suspended from April 30 to May 10 due to the continuation of corporate holidays and May holidays. Then the downtime was extended to May 13, 20 and 27.
This downtime is the fourth in a row. Previously, the new president of the company Maxim Sokolov said production would resume in early June and then gradually recover to full capacity.