Poczta Polska, the Polish national postal operator, has announced that it plans to cut its employment by up to 2,000 jobs throughout a collective dismissal programme at its units across Poland by the end of 2021. The local trade unions are informed that the programme will be launched on 1 June 2021. The programme is related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as long-term trends in the postal market.
As of December 2020, Poczta Polska employed about 78,000 people across the country.
Previous restructuring programmes announced in recent years: February 2019 (120 jobs created), June 2019 (190 jobs created), August 2019 (360 jobs created), January 2020 (700 jobs cut) and October 2020 (3,500 jobs cut).