EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Sud-Ouest


Sector: Information / communication
61.10 - Wired telecommunications activities
Number Employed: 6300

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-01-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

The telecommunication company Orange announced that it will recruit 120 to 150 employees on permanent employment contract in the new region Nouvelle-Aquitaine (resulting of the merger of Aquitaine, Midi-Limousin, Pays-de-la-Loire) where it already employs 6,300 people. Orange will also recruit 300 people on work study contract (contrat en alternance). In 2016, Orange has recruited 168 employees on permanent employment contract in the  region Nouvelle-Aquitaine (46% had less then 25 years old) and 308 people on work study contract. Orange employs 96,000 people in France. In 2012, Orange announced a large restructuring with 5,000 job cuts in France