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A man stands on a chair by a banner reading 'No to layoffs' during a... News PhotoAdult,Banner - Sign,Craftsperson,Finance,France,Horizontal,Loire-Atlantique,Men,Occupation,Percentage Sign,Protest,Reduction,Standing,Technology,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA man stands on a chair by a banner reading 'No to layoffs' during a protest on October 8, 2013 in Orvault, western France, in front of the plant of French-US telecom-equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent, after the group announced the cut of 10,000 jobs worldwide to reduce fixed costs by 15 percent in two years. The company said that 4,100 jobs would be cut in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 2015, 3,800 in the Asia Pacific region, and 2,100 in North and South America. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)