EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Wroclawski; Dolnoslaskie; Poludniowo-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Oleśnica


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
15.20 - Manufacture of footwear

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-04-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 24-04-2020

Additional Information

The Polish producer of footwear Ambika (formerly known as Lesta) will cut 100 jobs through a collective dismissal programme at its production facility in Oleśnica, Poland. The restructuring is related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences. The restructuring was registered by the company at the local employment agency in Oleśnica in April 2020.

Ambika (Lesta) has been operating for over 25 years. The company specialises in the production of casual leather footwear.