We must save Alcatel in Lannion, we must save the “Trégor Valley”: this Saturday, hundreds of demonstrators are expected all banners outside in the small town of Côtes-d’Armor at the call of the intersyndicale (CFDT, CGT , FO, CFE-CGC). Since the announcement by Nokia on June 22 of the elimination of 1,233 positions in France, including 402 in Lannion out of a workforce of 772 employees, it is this entire telecommunications sector, whose creation dates back to the 1960s and the industrial decentralization desired by General de Gaulle, who trembles in the north of Brittany. With the prospect of a severe shock wave on shops, schools, engineering training, SMEs.
Since the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by the Finnish Nokia in 2016, this is the fourth social plan experienced by the Lannion site (after 44 layoffs in Lannion in 2016, 91 in 2017 and 55 in 2019). And it’s one too many. A real blow for a region that boasted there are still twenty
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