EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Mittal Steel

Mittal Steel

Geographic Location

Country: Poland


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24 - Manufacture of basic metals
Number Employed: 28000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-03-2005
Planned Job Reductions min: 3000
Planned Job Reductions max: 9000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

3,000 people out of 28,000 employed in Polish company Mittal Steel are to lose their jobs. Roeland Baan – director of Mittal Steel in Central-Eastern Europe, declared that planned reductions will be carried out through voluntary leaving, and nobody will be forced to leave. On September 2005 it was announced that the company will dismiss 9,000 people.