EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wolfsburg City Council

Wolfsburg City Council

Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Wolfsburg, Kreisfreie Stadt; Braunschweig; Niedersachsen
Location of affected unit(s): Wolfsburg


Sector: Public administration and defence
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
84.11 - General public administration activities
Number Employed: 2575

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-05-2005
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Planned Job Reductions max: 250
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2005
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2006

Additional Information

In order to save €8 million per year, the city of Wolfsburg has started to bring down the number of employees at the city council. There shall be no direct dismissals but leaving employees will not be replaced.