Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Provision Of Services To The Community As A Whole
84.2 - Provision of services to the community as a whole

110 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
20 September 2022
Employment effect (start)
20 September 2022
Foreseen end date


The State Food and Veterinary Service that develops and implements Government’s policy in food safety and quality as well as in animal health and welfare is to dismiss 110 employees in different Lithuanian regions. Such information was provided by the Lithuanian Employment Service. The main reason behind the dismissals is internal restructuring of the institution. The institution is implementing an operational optimisation plan, which will result in the elimination of certain positions in some regions of Lithuania. The majority of employees notified of dismissal work as administrators (63) and drivers (45).

The State Food and Veterinary Service is a State budgetary institution that currently employs 1,264 employees.



Eurofound (2022), State Food and Veterinary Service, Internal restructuring in Lithuania, factsheet number 107414, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/107414.