EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom

Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 243700
Group: Deutsche Telekom

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-05-2006
Planned Job Reductions min: 32000
Planned Job Reductions max: 32000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Planned Job Creation: 6000

Additional Information

On 08 May 2006, Deutsche Telekom, Germany’s telecommunications operator, announced a restructuring of its staff. 6000 jobs are to be created in the customer and service business area. On the other hand 32,000 jobs are to be cut till the end of 2008. The reduction of jobs shall be regulated by compensation payments and offering senior employees to work part-time.