Telefónica Deutschland is seeing increasing resistance to its restructuring programme, with the Ver.di union, which represents the operator’s employees, calling for a guarantee that employment levels will remain constant until 2022, coinciding with the anticipated timeframe for the roll out of 5G services.

Telefónica Deutschland faces resistance to restructuring programme

Telefónica Deutschland faces resistance to restructuring programme

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The union disquiet is building as reports emerged of cuts to jobs at the operating business, with Manager Magazin reporting internal communications that indicated that more than 100 network jobs are set to be cut as part of restructuring plans.