EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Utilities
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
35.1 - Electric power generation, transmission and distribution
Group: EnBW

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-12-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 1350
Planned Job Reductions max: 1350
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 21-12-2012
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013
Other Job Reduction Measures: 1350

Additional Information

As announced on December 21, 2012, German energy provider EnBW will cut 1,350 jobs until the end of 2013. This is part of the company’s efficiency programme FOKUS, which sets out to tackle the difficult market situation in the energy market.

EnBW and worker representatives agreed on measures such as partial retirement and compensatory payments to avoid forced redundancies.