France Telecom on trial over staff suicides - Languedoc Living
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The French telecommunications giant went on trial to face charges of “moral harassment” on Monday, over a wave of suicides in which 35 employees took their own lives in 2008 and 2009.
It comes nearly seven years after former CEO Didier Lombard and the company first faced historic charges of workplace harassment, a first for a blue chip company in France’s CAC-40 index.
Sebastian Crozier, head of the CFE-CGC union representing workers at Orange, said the trial was about the use of “social violence as a method of management”.
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