EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Italy


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 2800

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-01-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 1800
Planned Job Reductions max: 1800
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009

Additional Information

Eutelia, an Italian company that offers integrated solutions and services in both the telecommunication and the Information Technology (IT) markets, is to cut around 1,800 jobs. In January 2009, the company has announced the decision to quit the IT sector with the consequent loss of around 1,800 jobs. The trade unions reacted to the company's announcement by going out on strike.

Eutelia employs around 2,800 professionals and has 23 sites in Italy and several offices in a number of countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, UK and Ukraine).