Internal restructuring
Este; Cataluña;
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
84 - Public administration and defence; compulsory social security

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
25 April 2011
Employment effect (start)
2 May 2011
Foreseen end date
30 June 2011


The Catalan Government (Generalitat) will dismiss 1,000 employees working in its public enterprises. This measure is included in the Catalan Government's plan to cut the public deficit and will affect public enterprises, entities and foundations where the Catalan Government has more than 50% of ownership. According to this cost savings plan, the Government is to reduce 6% of the total wages or dismissing 5% of the staff employed in its enterprises before 30th June. The direct dismissals will affect 1,000 employees. Other measures include working time reduction and possibly non-renewal of temporary contracts.


  • 25 April 2011: Expansión


Eurofound (2011), Catalan Government (Generalitat), Internal restructuring in Spain, factsheet number 71889, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71889.