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The French ban it (sort of)

Offshore outsourcing, that is.

Seems there's a law called 122-12 which forbids layoffs in the case of outsourcing deals:

    If you think they can't be serious, they are. Just ask Alcatel, which signed a deal a few years ago and laid off hundreds of workers, only to be forced by a French labor court to take a large number of them back.

Whole story is here.

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