Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Publishing Of Information; Production And Programming Of Audiovisual
Publishing Activities
58.1 - Publishing of books, periodicals and other publishing activities

600 - 640 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
11 February 2013
Employment effect (start)
31 March 2013
Foreseen end date
31 March 2015


RCS MediaGroup, an international multimedia publishing group, is to cut 800 jobs, up to 640 of which in Italy.

The company has announced to the RCS European Works Council (EWC) the new business plan that proposes 800 job cuts in Europe. In Italy, 600-640 employees will be affected by the restructuring plan which also includes the sale or closure of 10 magazines. Moreover the company will sell the historic headquarter of the newspaper Corriere della Sera, located in the centre of Milan.

The EWC reacted to the company’s decision, criticizing the plan and organizing protest actions.

RCS currently has around 5,000 employees in Europe, of which 3000 in Italy.


  • 11 February 2013: La Repubblica


Eurofound (2013), RCS Mediagroup, Internal restructuring in Italy, factsheet number 74912, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74912.