Internal restructuring
Centralny; Lodzkie; Miasto Lodz
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Beverages
11 - Manufacture of beverages

160 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
5 January 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
29 February 2012


On 5 January 2011, Coca-Cola HBC Polska announced plans to implement a collective dismissal programme and cut 160 jobs by the end of February 2012 at the unit in Łódź. Iwona Jacaszek, a spokeswoman of the company, informed that dismissals will affect employees in production, storage and support departments. The company will shut down a production line and outsource storage and distribution.

Redundant workers will receive a severance pay. The company also declared to support affected workers in finding new jobs. The conditions of the dismissal programme as well as additional support measures will be defined in co-operation with the local trade union.

Coca-Cola has been operating in Poland since 1991 - since 1993 in Łódź. The company employs over 3,000 people in four production units (Radzymin by Warsaw, Staniątki by Kraków, Tylicz and Łódź) and 30 distribution centers across Poland.


  • 5 January 2012: Dziennik Łodzki ()


Eurofound (2012), Coca-Cola HBC Polska, Internal restructuring in Poland, factsheet number 72923, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72923.