There will still be some compulsory redundancies which are currently estimated to be 270 although BALPA has said that number will fall as mitigations take effect. There will be no firing and rehiring of pilots. … [Read more...] about Thousands of British Airways cabin crew will find out today if they will lose their jobs or face pay cuts ‘of up to 50%’ after more than 6,000 staff applied for voluntary redundancy
Will I get a payout if I'm made redundant? If you've been working at a company for more than two years you're entitled to a pay out to help you through an uncertain time while you find a new job. … [Read more...] about What is statutory redundancy pay, how much notice must your employer give and what are my rights?
Half a week’s pay for each full year you were under 22, One week’s pay for each full year you were 22 or older, but under 41, One and half week’s pay for each full year you were 41 or older. Sadly, you won't be entitled to a payout if you've been working for your employer for fewer than two years. … [Read more...] about British Airways to ‘axe 4,000 staff’ today with others facing pay cuts
It is impossible to find out how many of the 11,000 or so in jail awaiting trial are being held under “exceptional” measures. I asked the CPS. It didn’t know, even though its lawyers are meant to know. The activists at Fair Trials have submitted freedom of information requests. They have not been answered. MPs have tried in parliament. No luck again. Fair Trials, like everyone else who understands the public sector, emphasises that the suspension of due process is being inflicted on a criminal justice system that was already “underfunded and crumbling”. Ten years of Conservative rule meant that it was in crisis before the Covid crisis. Courts were closed, legal aid and the police cut, and the backlog of cases allowed to grow to unprecedented levels. … [Read more...] about The loss of UK prisoners’ rights is the forgotten injustice of the Covid-19 crisis
Read more from Jessica The untold story behind America's biggest outbreak 'My son was also killed by police in Minneapolis' He tried to fake his way to fame - and got caught. Or did he? Georgia was one of the first states in the country to reopen its bars, restaurants, gyms and clubs, and allow gatherings of up to 50 people. At almost the same time that Governor Brian Kemp announced that the state would reopen, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study that took place in Georgia showed that more than four-fifths of hospitalised coronavirus patients were black. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why US is expecting an ‘avalanche’ of evictions