Internal restructuring
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Information Communication Services
61 - Telecommunications

800 - 1,015 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
18 February 2003
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2002
Foreseen end date
1 October 2004


February 2003. Among other things, restructuring measures Group-wide have enabled the workforce to be reduced by almost 800 full time equivalents, largely through natural wastage, and workspace to be reduced by approximately 30,000 square metres. January 2004. SNT intends to reduce the number of indirect (staff and management) jobs in the Netherlands by 215. Jobs will be shed at the head office in Zoetermeer and some staff jobs in the national branches. Most of the jobs will be lost by merging activities or by ending overcapacity. A limited number of jobs will also be lost through outsourcing. SNT is discussing with unions and company council concerning the corresponding social plan.


  • 7 January 2004: SNT - Press releases
  • 18 February 2003: De Volkskrant
  • 7 January 2004: De Telegraaf


Eurofound (2003), SNT, Internal restructuring in European Union, factsheet number 59232, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/59232.