Business expansion
île de France;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.31 - Urban and suburban passenger land transport

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 February 2019
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2019
Foreseen end date
31 December 2019


RATP, public provider of transport at the Ile-de-France, will create several hundreds of new positions. The company plans to hire  4,700 employees in 2019, including 4,300 only for the region Ile-de-France. Out of the 4,700 total new employees, RAPT announces 1,400 bus drivers, 70 subway drivers, 400 technicians, 300 managers and 290 front desk agents. The net employment effect will not be known for a year, pushing the union to denounce a lack of transparency in the workforce management plan, nonetheless the company announced 'several hundreds' of job creations.

At the end of 2018, RATP has announced a reorganisation of its support functions that will lead to cut from 1,000 to 1,100 positions by 2024. Three previous job creation were recorded in 2017 (110 job creations); in December 2013 (2,000 job creations) and in November 2013 (1,000 job creations).



Eurofound (2019), RATP, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 96717, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96717.