Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53 - Postal and courier activities

2,219 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
23 March 2023
Employment effect (start)
1 July 2023
Foreseen end date


Česká pošta, the state postal carrier, has announced mass layoffs and closure of approximately 300 office branches out of a total of 3,200 across the country due to financial issues and fewer people using the company's services. Czech Post will abolish 2,269 positions as of 1 July 2023, some of which are currently vacant. The planned dismissals will affect 1,388 counter operators, 511 deliverymen and 320 lower management workers. The layoffs will affect all regions of the country. The company said that it would help the laid-off workers to look for work.

During 2022, a business expansion was recorded for Česká pošta in the ERM database, announcing the creation of 350 jobs (Česká pošta-2022-CZ).



Eurofound (2023), Česká pošta (Czech Post), Internal restructuring in Czechia, factsheet number 108724, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108724.