The case briefly describes the history of france télécom, the change initiatives following the deregulation of the european telecommunications industry, and the development of the attention of the french nation and international public toward the company in the aftermath of the suicides and suicide attempts. In france, the picture could not be more different over the last few months, there has been a public outcry over the suicides of 24 employees at france telecom, apparently because of stress at work. French judges have ordered a trial against france telecom and its former ceo for moral harassment following a wave of employee suicides in the late 2000s, according to judicial papers seen by. France telecom suicides spark concern the death of a french telecom employee this week marks the 24th person in the company to commit suicide in the past 18 months some say huge layoffs brought.
But france telecom says the rate of suicides is statistically not unusual for a company with a 100,000 workforce according to the world health organization, france had an annual suicide rate of 264 for 100,000 men in 2008. The former head of france telecom, the world’s second-largest telecommunications firm, was formally placed under investigation wednesday for his alleged role in a wave of staff suicides which. The former chief executive of france telecom and six other managers are to stand trial over a spate of suicides among their staff in the late 2000s prosecutors have long claimed they presided.
There are 11,000 suicides in france each year, a fraction of the 195,000 people hospitalised following a suicide attempt annually according to oecd figures, france has one of the highest suicide rates in western europe – twice that of the united kingdom and 40 percent higher than in germany and the united states. The 24 suicides among the 100,000 france telecom employees since february last year is high but less than the overall french average (176 suicides a year for every 100,000 people, compared to 68. France telecom has been placed under formal investigation for alleged workplace bullying linked to a spate of suicides at the company, along with two top former executives the action against the. The 24 suicides at france telecom occurred over a year and a half, so in actual fact the number of deaths from these causes within a workforce of 100,000 is about what one might expect. The france telecom social contract on september 15th, after 23 suicides, france telecom announces some of its first emergency measures freezing the former changes in order to consult the employees.
After a lengthy inquiry into a wave of suicides at france telecom, the paris prosecutor has recommended that its former chief executive and other key figures are put on trial for bullying at. Face off on the tragic situation of france telecom, 24 suicides in 18 months. France telecom insists however that 23 suicides over the past 18 months is still within the normal range for a company of its size - it has 100,000 personnel the french suicide rate was 15 per 100,000 in 2004 - the last year that data was released. France telecom was placed under investigation on friday over the company's alleged role in a wave of staff suicides, two days after its former chief executive was similarly targeted. Didier lombard, the former chief executive officer of france telecom, will stand trial for moral harassment, a decade after a wave of employee suicides coincided with the restructuring he led the.
France telecom countered that the rate of suicides was no higher than in the general population after he stepped down, lombard, who was succeeded by stephane richard, said he regretted not taking. French prosecutors have called for telecommunications giant france telecom, now renamed orange, and its former executives to face trial over a wave of employee suicides, an investigation source. About a decade after a wave of employee suicides put french telecommunications provider france telecom, now known as orange, in a harsh spotlight, its former chief executive, six other executives. The suicides at france télécom preceded another well-publicized case in a large multinational company—foxconn technology group in china—where 18 young migrant workers aged between 17 and 25.
The former head of france telecom and six other executives have been ordered to stand trial over their alleged role in a wave of suicides starting in 2008 they are charged with moral harassment. After a seven-year inquiry into a wave of suicides at france telecom, the paris prosecutor has recommended former executives be put on trial for ‘workplace harassment’ and ‘destabilizing’ employees. The world health organization put the suicide rate in france at 264 per 100,000 for men and 92 for women in 2005 that is the highest among large european economies, but still well behind japan. Décembre 2009 le syndicat sud-ptt dépose plainte contre la direction de france telecom pour « mise en danger de la vie d’autrui », après la vague de suicides qui touche l’entreprise.