Siemens rehabilitated as Statnett supplier

Norwegian utility Statnett has lifted Siemens' suspension as supplier, which had been in effect since the German company was revealed as having engaged underpaid workers from a Slovakian subsupplier. However, Siemens will be monitored for the near future.

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Siemens has returned as supplier for Norwegian utility Statnett, which suspended the German company due after it was revealed that it engaged underpaid workers from a subsupplier and failed to adequately attend to the matter.

The staff from the mentioned subsupplier have since received compensation, and Siemens has improved the monitoring of its subsuppliers. Although Siemens will remain under surveillance, Statnett informs on its website.

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