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Alcatel-Lucent reveals job cutting plans to French unions

Thursday 18 October 2012 | 13:24 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent told union representatives that it plans to cut 1,430 jobs in France, or 15 percent of its 9,000-strong workforce, Les Echos reports citing the CFDT union. The group announced in July that it would cut around 5,000 of its 70,000 jobs worldwide in a cost-reduction exercise, and the figure has been set at 5,490. Management informed the workers' committee that it plans to cut 1,400 jobs in the rest of Europe, including 530 in Germany, 290 in Belgium and 180 in Spain. There will be 990 jobs losses in the Asia-Pacific region, where the company employs 22,000 people, said CFDT's

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