EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Rybnicko-jastrzebski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Jastrzębie


Sector: Mining / quarrying
Mining and quarrying
05 - Mining of coal and lignite
Number Employed: 20300

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-01-2007
Planned Job Reductions min: 1530
Planned Job Reductions max: 1530
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007
Planned Job Creation: 1530

Additional Information

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa (JSW), a mining group, has launched its recruitment drive for 2007. It plans to hire 1,530 workers before the end of the year, approximately the same number that will leave work on health grounds or on retirement. In 2006, JSW hired 1,300 persons. According to information as of July 2007, Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa hired 716 employees in the first half of 2007. During the same period, 695 employees left the company due to retirement or illness, and another 69 were dismissed on disciplinary grounds. As a result, employment at JSW currently stands at 19,282.