Internal restructuring
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Ireland, Netherlands, Spain
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.0 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

1,300 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
4 March 2020
Employment effect (start)
15 April 2020
Foreseen end date
31 December 2020


The IT company Oracle, the world’s largest provider of enterprise software, has announced to cut about 1,300 positions across EU by 2020. Dublin (Ireland), where 1,400 are working for Oracle, Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Malaga (Spain) are the main cities likely to be affected by the job cuts. The job cuts affect employees working across sales, business development and solutions engineering. In Dublin, the management invited all staff to a meeting on March 4 in the afternoon, at which they were told the news.

In recent years Oracle has expanded its business, in a move that has led it to become a leading cloud computing firm. A previous worldwide reorganization was recorded in2011 with 1,700 recruitments.



Eurofound (2020), Oracle, Internal restructuring in European Union, factsheet number 100415, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/100415.