Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Computer, Electronic And Optical Products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

140 - 180 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
12 February 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2007
Foreseen end date
1 March 2009


Telecom service provider Alcatel Lucent announced on 12 February 2007 that it will reduce its workforce in the Netherlands by 140-180 jobs, out of a total workforce of 700, in the next two years. A meeting with the works council and the unions was called to begin discussing how the company’s international synergy plans will impact employee positions in the Netherlands. The company, together with the works council and the unions, will offer outplacement services for affected employees.

Worldwide, the cost reductions after the merger between Lucent and Alcatel in 2006 will result in a loss of 12,500 jobs.


  • 12 February 2007: http:/www.alcatel-lucent.com


Eurofound (2007), Alcatel-Lucent, Internal restructuring in Netherlands, factsheet number 65134, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65134.