SPOTLIGHT: Nortel plans on trimming 16% of its French workforce

Nortel announced plans to layoff 180 workers in France, which is 16 percent of its workforce in the country. France is the country hardest hit by the restructuring, according to the company, which had previously announced plans to lay off around 3,900 employees world wide. About 1,000 of those jobs will be moved to lower cost locations. Article