EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26.3 - Manufacture of communication equipment
Number Employed: 68000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-10-2013
Planned Job Reductions min: 10000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015

Additional Information

France-based global telecommunications equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent is to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2015. As announced, the cost-saving restructuring is in the frame of the worldwide reorganisation plan “Shift”.

As reported, the group plans to cut 4,100 jobs in the EMEA area (in detail for the EU see Alcatel-Lucent-AT2013, Alcatel-Lucent-DE2013 and Alcatel-Lucent-FR2013), 3,800 jobs in the APAC area and 2,100 jobs in America.

For previously reported restructuring in the EU and the world see Alcatel-Lucent-WO2012, Alcatel-Lucent-EU2012 and Alcatel-Lucent-WO2006.

Recently the group announced job creation plans in Romania (see Alcatel-Lucent-RO2013).