Network Upgrades Threatening 300,000 Europe Telecom Jobs

Marianne Wehner is among about 80 Vodafone Group Plc customer service employees in the Frankfurt suburb of Eschborn who were given a choice: Move to Halle, 400 kilometers (250 miles) to the east, for a job at a subcontractor at a “drastically lower” salary, or quit. Just one person is moving, said Wehner, a 20-year veteran at the company.

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