Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Publishing Of Information; Production And Programming Of Audiovisual
Programming And Broadcasting Activities
60.20 - Television programming and broadcasting activities

200 - 600 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 January 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


The Italian public broadcasting company RAI is to reduce its headcount by at least 200 employees.

RAI currently employs about 11,000 employees and it is implementing a plan intended to reduce costs by proposing incentives to voluntary early retirement.

The company expects that 400 to 1,200 employees shall accept the offer and leave the company in 2018. The intention is to replace half of the exits with young new hires. Therefore the net job loss should range between 200 and 600.

Incentives to dismissals target both blue-collar and white-collar workers, including middle managers and orchestra directors.


  • 7 January 2018: Libero


Eurofound (2018), RAI, Internal restructuring in Italy, factsheet number 93368, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93368.