Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa is one of the biggest employers in southern Poland. The company currently employs 22,303 people, including 2,114 women, who account for 9.48% of all employees. Most of them work on administrative and office positions, where they account for 89.5% of the staff.
Women account for over half of the technical supervision staff on the surface – in total there are 560 of them. The lowest number of women – only 56 – work in underground supervision. That means that in all Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa mines, they account for less than 2% of the employees. These include, among others, measurers, land surveyors and inspectors. A large group of women also perform hard physical labor. The feminization level is high on the surface, where the share of women in physical labor already reaches 30.5% (as many as 680 women).