Internal restructuring
Manner-Suomi; Etelä-Suomi; Uusimaa
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.1 - Administration of the State and the economic and social policy of the community

125 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
18 June 2014
Employment effect (start)
18 June 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Raasepori municipality has announced that it will cut 125 jobs over 2014 and 2015. The decision follows negotiations with employees of the municipality. According to the source, the municipality initially intended to reduce city employees by 150, however this was reduced to 125 following the negotiations.

The source reports that nine employees will be made redundant through direct dismissals, while the rest of the 125 will be let go through natural attrition. According to the source, Raasepori municipality hopes to save €6 million annually with the reduced personnel costs.


  • 18 June 2014: Svenska YLE


Eurofound (2014), Raasepori municipality, Internal restructuring in Finland, factsheet number 77208, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77208.