It's no longer safe to be the boss of a big company in France. You might be barricaded in your office by angry workers, or forced to join a hostile crowd protesting against layoffs. Criminal, or legitimate grief?
Swiss Re announced it is to cut approximately 10 percent of its world workforce in 2009, which represents around 1,000 job losses. The world's biggest reinsurer posted a record annual loss of 585 million euros last year.