Internal restructuring
Continente; Lisboa; Grande Lisboa
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.39 - Other passenger land transport n.e.c.

635 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
28 November 2011
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2011
Foreseen end date
31 December 2012


The executive board of Carris - Transportes Públicos Lisboa, a land passenger transport company of Lisbon, approved a plan for internal restructuring leading to the dismissal of 635 out of 2500 employees. The plan is part of the strategic plan for transport. The dismissal will mostly affect older workers. Every department will be affected, from drivers to services.

According to an official source of Carris - Transportes Públicos Lisboa the dismissals will take place gradually from the end of 2011 and during most of 2012. The dismissals are reported to have an impact on the closure of 90 out of 690 service lines that Carris operates.


  • 28 November 2011: Sol


Eurofound (2011), Carris - Transportes Publicos Lisboa, Internal restructuring in Portugal, factsheet number 72844, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72844.