Gemalto employees demonstrate
Following the announcement of 406 layoffs in France (cf. Smart Insights #07-24) including the shut down of the Orleans site with 306 employees, around 500 Gemalto employees mainly from Orleans factory made a demonstration in front of the company's headquarters in Meudon, France. According to trade-unions, the Orleans site is profitable. Besides Orleans, restructuring is also on its way in Gemalto production centers in China, the USA and Mexico.