Death by a Thousand Cuts
Today, June 18th 2009, the European Works Council (ECID) was called to an extra-ordinary meeting in Paris. As one can expect, they were not called to hear good news ... Here are a few short notes direct from the meeting itself
1022 employees worldwide will be outsourced to Hewlett Packard. The country breakdown:
- F: 206,
- D: 114,
- USA 497,
- Benelux: 18.
ALU's spin on the outsourcing: HP and Alcatel-Lucent to form Global Alliance
591 employees worldwide to be outsourced. A number of products affected.
In Germany, the products S12 and MGC. 72 employees in total.
Who the products will be outsourced to is still unclear. A number of Indian companies are in the running.
Payroll and Time Mgt
58 employees, none from Germany
Strike in Lanninion
And one piece of news from France. Lanninion was on strike today ... Details soon.