Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53.2 - Other postal and courier activities

450 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
4 July 2013
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The postal operator Unipost will apply for a redundancy procedure affecting 300 employees of its Spanish staff (12% of its entire workforce in Spain).

This restructuring results in a reduction by 40% from the initial proposal of dismissals. In addition, the company will cut wages by 10%. Currently, the measure is being discussed with the mediation of the Ministry of Employment.

Updated 22-07-2013: Unipost has finally presented a Redundancy Procedure affecting 450 employees (18% of its entire workforce). Moreover, the company will cut wages by 9.5%. According to the union CCOO, the company has rejected the proposal of the mediator, who recommended 400 dismissals.

The union also states that the company will unilaterally convert full-time contracts into part-time contracts and will apply geographical mobility schemes. 


  • 22 July 2013: Europapress
  • 4 July 2013: Expansión


Eurofound (2013), Unipost, Internal restructuring in Spain, factsheet number 75635, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75635.