Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Pątnów, Adamów, Konin
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
Electricity, Gas, Steam And Air Conditioning Supply
35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

400 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
30 August 2005
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2007


Pątnów-Adamów-Konin (PAK) power plant group produces nearly 12% of the country's electricity and is the second-largest producer of electricity obtained from brown coal in Poland. Trade unions in PAK declared that a collective dispute was going on with the management. The company is to fire 400 people. The management does not wish to comment the situation. it admitted that a job reduction programme is being prepared as well as a reduction of power capacity.

A social packet signed in 2000 by investor Elektrim company guarantees a 10 years employment for PAK workers, therefore, dismissed people will benefit from high redundancy payments.


  • 30 August 2005: Rzeczpospolita


Eurofound (2005), Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów - Adamów - Konin (PAK), Internal restructuring in Poland, factsheet number 62165, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/62165.