Skip to comments.French Employee Is 24th to Kill Himself in Firm's 'Suicide Spiral'
Posted on 09/29/2009 2:25:43 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
A 24th France Telecom employee has killed himself in what the company says is a "suicide spiral."
The 51-year-old father-of-two hurled himself to his death from a bridge onto a busy road in the Haute-Savoie region of the country.
In a letter to his wife, he blamed the unbearable "atmosphere" at his workplace.
France Telecomhas been dogged by a series of suicides in the last 18 months.
The deaths include a woman who jumped from her office window in the summer, while another man survived stabbing himself in the stomach during a work meeting.
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sounds like Arkancide to me.
Those 35 hour work weeks and 5 weeks of vacation will do that to you.
Working for French people must really suck.
I did & it does.
Nah. Obamacare at it’s finest
Working for scummy and slimy General Electric must be pretty comparable. GE loves their boys Olberman and Obama - what a corrupt company.
Yeah! What gives?? Why don’t they just quit?
Why didnt he quit. He’d probably get more in benefits than from working. Notice they blame the company.
“Those 35 hour work weeks and 5 weeks of vacation will do that to you.”
Now I know this is a serious topic, but man that was funny!
Why can’t they do the red-blooded American thing and shoot the place up? < /s>
And people say socialism doesn’t work. That’s 24 people who don’t need health care and 24 new job openings for the unemployed.
I know you meant to be a smartass with that comment. But I’m actually wondering if you are right.
Think about this...when everyone in the whole dam country works 35 hours and get 5 weeks vacation...it isn’t going to feel that special. Right?
How is a work-aholic going to cope with something like that? Especially a work-aholic that is broke! No option to make a little extra cash, and no money to spend during all that time off.
I think I’d go nuts too.
I've been in a few meetings where this seemed like a good idea.
“I did & it does.”
Why does working for the French suck? I’m not arguing with you, I’m just curious.
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