EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów - Adamów - Konin (PAK)

Company/Organisation:
Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów - Adamów - Konin (PAK)

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Location of affected unit(s): Pątnów, Adamów, Konin

Company

Sector: Utilities
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-08-2005
Planned Job Reductions min: 400
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2007

Additional Information

Pątnów-Adamów-Konin (PAK) power plant group produces nearly 12% of the country's electricity and is the second-largest producer of electricity obtained from brown coal in Poland. Trade unions in PAK declared that a collective dispute was going on with the management. The company is to fire 400 people. The management does not wish to comment the situation. it admitted that a job reduction programme is being prepared as well as a reduction of power capacity. A social packet signed in 2000 by investor Elektrim company guarantees a 10 years employment for PAK workers, therefore, dismissed people will benefit from high redundancy payments.