EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Pomorskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Gdynia


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10 - Manufacture of food products
Number Employed: 469

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-08-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 69
Planned Job Reductions max: 69
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011

Additional Information

Wilbo, producer of canned fish products and fish preserves, announced a restructuring programme that will reduce its workforce by 69. This represents 15% of the company's current workforce of 469. The restructuring is to be implemented by the end of 2011.

Additional measures of financial consolidation include a freeze on salary increases for 2012 and 2013.