Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
All Poland
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53.1 - Postal activities under universal service obligation

4,900 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
26 January 2011
Employment effect (start)
1 February 2011
Foreseen end date
31 October 2011


On 26 January 2011, the national postal operator Poczta Polska announced a collective dismissal of 4,900 employees. The redundancies will be implemented between February and October 2011. Zbigniew Baranowski, a public relations officer of Poczta Polska, said that dismissals are necessary because of bad economical condition of the company. Since 2009 Poczta Polska has been implementing restructuring program. From 2010 around 86,000 workers agreed to change their contract conditions, while 7,000 people have not yet accepted them. Between 2009 and 2010, the Polish Post Office made 2,667 employees redundant.


  • 26 January 2011: Rzeczpospolita ()


Eurofound (2011), Poczta Polska, Internal restructuring in Poland, factsheet number 71543, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71543.