furloughs

Jan 19, 2021 08:20 AM

UK business lobby urges more help for virus-hit firms

[LONDON] Britain's main business lobby on Tuesday urged the government to extend its furlough jobs support scheme...

Dec 22, 2020 07:11 AM

US airlines prepare employee recalls as relief nears; United calls them 'temporary'

[CHICAGO] American Airlines and United Airlines said on Monday they were preparing to recall tens of thousands of...

Nov 10, 2020 10:41 AM

Disneyland furloughs more workers, citing 'limbo' on reopening

[LOS ANGELES] Walt Disney Co said on Monday it was furloughing additional workers from its Disneyland theme park in...

Oct 23, 2020 08:03 AM

UK Covid-19 salary scheme fraud may hit £3.9 billion, watchdog says

[LONDON] British companies may have fraudulently claimed up to £3.9 billion (S$6.92 billion) in public money by...

Oct 9, 2020 05:04 PM

Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo to end pandemic furlough schemes

[STOCKHOLM] Truckmaker AB Volvo is ending all its short-time working schemes in Sweden effective immediately,...

Oct 3, 2020 06:50 AM

Pelosi urges US airlines to stop layoffs, backs aid

[NEW YORK] Airline workers at risk of layoffs were given hope of a possible reprieve on Friday after House Speaker...

Oct 1, 2020 07:15 AM

US airlines await roller coaster aid developments in Washington

[CHICAGO] Hours before mass furloughs of airline workers go into effect, US airlines were still holding out hope for...

Sep 24, 2020 07:14 AM

UK's Sunak to throw lifeline to some furloughed workers

[LONDON] British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce new plans to support jobs on Thursday, as fears mount of...

Sep 8, 2020 10:21 AM

Bank of England chief economist warns against extending furlough programme

[LONDON] Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane warned against extending the UK government's flagship...

Aug 25, 2020 06:26 AM

Delta to furlough 1,941 pilots in October: memo

[CHICAGO] Delta Air Lines is set to furlough 1,941 pilots in October, the carrier said in a memo seen by Reuters on...