EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Telekomunikacja Polska

Company/Organisation:
Telekomunikacja Polska

Geographic Location

Country: Poland

Company

Sector: Information / communication
Telecommunications
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 27400

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-12-2006
Planned Job Reductions min: 5700
Planned Job Reductions max: 5700
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009

Additional Information

Telekomunikacja Polska, the national telecommunications operator, has signed agreements with the trade unions, providing for voluntary redundancies of up to 5,700 employees over the coming three years. Telekomunikacja Polska currently employs 27,400 people. The redundancies are motivated by the need to reduce cost of telecommunications services in order to be able to compete with new entrants in the market.