France Telecom Chief Blames E-mail for Staff's Stress

A top executive at France's biggest telecommunications company, which is dealing with a spate of suicides, warned that the barrage of e-mails from smartphones and personal computers was stressing out employees. While France Telecom Chief Financial Officer Gervais Pellissier did not directly blame suicides on around-the-clock email, he said workers in all big companies are under more pressure in the age of the BlackBerry.

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