to 36,000 employees are to be fired by United Airlines. It corresponds to almost half of the airline's employees.
This writes the news agency AP.
the Prospect that air traffic is normalized, in the past two weeks has worsened, according to the number of infected with the coronavirus in the UNITED states has increased significantly. It has led several states to introduce new restrictions.
the Airline informs that they hope that they can limit the number of layoffs by offering early retirement, and that the 36,000 is the 'worst case scenario'.
According to u.s. law, employees need to be warned 60 days before a massefyring. It is this warning which will be sent to 36,000 people employed in the month, equivalent to 45% of the company's employees in the UNITED states.
Additional 1300 service staff will get the same warning 1. October, sounds.
United Airlines is the largest airline in the world with about 95.000 employees worldwide.