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French Companies Have Newfound Freedom … to Fire - The New York Times
Just weeks after France’s labor overhaul went into effect, companies are readily taking advantage of new rules that make it easier to hire and fire. But the other changes, those designed to help cushion the blow like retraining programs, haven’t been put into place yet, leaving workers vulnerable to a coming wave of downsizing.
labor  labor-costs  organized-labor  workforce-training  government-policy  france  Around-the-web  this-week-411 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Reveelium Inc Plans N.A. Headquarters In Columbus, Ohio Region - Area Development
Reveelium Inc., a subsidiary of French-based cybersecurity solution company ITrust, will expand its presence in the United States with a new North American headquarters in metro Columbus, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  ohio  midwest  columbus  france  location-USA  FDI  cyber-security  headquarters  high-tech  tech  technology 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
France-Based Thales Expands To Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Thales, a France-based global technology leader for the aerospace, transport, defense and security markets, will expand in Orlando, Florida. The company plans on adding 173 new jobs in the region and investing $6.5 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  defense  france  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
France-Based SkyRoad International Opens U.S. Headquarters In Miami, Florida - Area Development
SkyRoad International, a French-based company that uses technology to provide logistical support for airline travelers, opened its U.S. headquarters in Miami, Florida. The company added 90 jobs to the southern region of the Sunshine State. The company also unveiled plans for $300,000 in new capital investments within three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  miami  Florida  south-atlantic  france  FDI  location-USA  jobs  logistics  Aerospace 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Saft : manufacturing plant in Jacksonville draws attention from Governor Scott to President Obama - 4-Traders
It was soon revealed that the company was Saft, a French firm that wanted to build a plant to make lithium-ion batteries. But it was reported that the deal hinged on Saft getting a grant of close to $100 million from the federal government.
this-week-343  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  obama  jacksonville  jobs  taxes-incentives  location-USA  FDI  france 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Beating Competitors with High-Speed Innovation - strategy+business
With the help of the boutique consulting firm ExploLab, SNCF set up TGVLab, a small unit responsible for identifying, prioritizing, piloting, and validating innovative service ideas that carried a high risk but also held great potential for revenue growth in TGV.
research&development  research-commercialization  innovation  high-speed-rail  france  manufacturing-value-added  this-week-244  around-the-web 
january 2014 by areadevelopment

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