EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

France Télécom

France Télécom

Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): France, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium and Denmark


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 257000
Group: France Télécom

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-02-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 13000
Planned Job Reductions max: 13000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-02-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2003

Additional Information

France Télécom, the French historical telecommunications company, has initiated a worldwide restructuring programme that will affect 13,000 workers worldwide. They are distributed as follows: 7,500 in France, 4,100 at TP in Poland, 600 at Orange in Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark and UK, 200 at Wanadoo in Belgium, 600 in other units such as EQUANT.