Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Whole country (about half of the dismissed employees in Vilnius and Kaunas post offices)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53.10 - Postal Activities Under Universal Service Obligation

400 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
29 September 2023
Employment effect (start)
29 September 2023
Foreseen end date
31 March 2024


At the end of September, Lietuvos pastas (Lithuanian Post), the state-owned company operating in the whole country, has announced plans to reorganise its network of letter-carriers. As part of the network efficiency transformation, the company is going to reduce its workforce by approx. 400 employees by the spring 2024. The main reason for this decision is the decreasing demand for traditional postal services and changing mailing preferences of customers.

This change has been made in consultation with employees’ representatives and taking into account their comments. The company plans to allocate a sum of around €800,000 for severance payments of the redundant employees. Moreover, the company's HR specialists will offer to these employees professional advice on job search issues.

Lithuanian Post is undergoing internal restructuring for more than ten years. Currently, 2,982 employees are working in the Lithuanian Post, compared to 3,260 a year ago, and to 8,000 in 2009 (Lietuvos pastas-2009-68634).



Eurofound (2023), Lietuvos pastas, Internal restructuring in Lithuania, factsheet number 200359, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200359.