Unions calls for Orange France to replace all retiring staff

Wednesday 16 April 2014 | 08:16 CET | News
French unions CGT, SUD and CFE-CGC have called for Orange France to hire 5,000 employees on permanent contracts in 2014 and to replace all workers who leave in the following years, reports Les Echos. The unions fear that the company's policy of not replacing staff when they retire will worsen the social climate again and that service quality will suffer for consumers. According to the CGT, 18,300 employees left the company and 4,800 were hired between 2013 and 2016. Slightly under half of the employees expected to leave are currently working in network deployment and maintenance services,

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Orange France
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Orange France signs wage agreement with CFDT, FO unions

Published 22 Apr 2016 08:59 CET | France
Orange France has signed a wage agreement with the CFDT and FO trade unions for a 2.1 percent overall increase in personnel ...

Orange France signs wage deal with two unions

Published 24 Apr 2014 22:26 CET | France
Orange has signed a wage agreement with the CFDT and FO labour unions, which represent over 35 percent of the votes in the most ...

French treasury director picked as Orange CFO - report

Published 23 Apr 2014 14:09 CET | France
France's treasury director, Ramon Fernandez, will replace Gervais Pellissier as CFO of Orange under an agreement reached between ...

Orange CEO up for re-election on 26 March

Published 24 Mar 2014 08:46 CET | France
Orange chairman and CEO Stephane Richard, who is up for re-election on 26 March, told Les Echos that the decision was up to the ...

Orange France unions warn of rising staff suicides this year

Published 19 Mar 2014 11:31 CET | France
There have been ten suicides by Orange employees in France since the start of the year, or nearly as many as the eleven suicides ...

Orange signs profit-sharing deal with French unions

Published 01 Jul 2013 13:12 CET | France
Orange has signed a profit-sharing agreement with four French unions representing almost 70 percent of votes in the last employee ...

France Telecom signs wage deal with unions

Published 30 Apr 2013 12:20 CET | France
France Telecom-Orange has signed an agreement with trade unions CFDT and FO for 2013 salary increases. The agreement sets a 1.8 ...