Electronics Production | July 13, 2009
Alcatel-Lucent to lay off in France
Alcatel-Lucent is to lay off an additional 1000 French staff.
The telecommunications equipment manufacture plans to lay off an additional 1000 staff in France in 2009 and 2010. The group blames the current economic downturn for the cutbacks. Alcatel-Lucent has already reduced staff numbers by around 17500 in recent years, French media reports.