Type
Internal restructuring
Country
Poland
Region
Location of affected unit(s)
NA
Sector
Retail
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Other Specialised Wholesale
46.7 - Other specialised wholesale

250 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
3 September 2009
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2009

Description

PKN Orlen, one of Poland's largest fuel distributors, introduced a voluntary dismissal program that 250 employees entered. They all received severance pays. The program will not be continued in the future years. The vice president of PKN Orlen stated that they will be negotiating plans for future optimization of employment with the trade unions. The strategy of the company states that employment will have been reduced by 19% by 2013. PKN Orlen currently employs 4700 workers.


Sources

  • 3 September 2009: Wirtualny Nowy Przemys┼é ()

Citation

Eurofound (2009), PKN Orlen, Internal restructuring in Poland, factsheet number 68228, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/68228.