France: EasyJet says up to 30% of employees are victims of virus fallout


No-frills British airline EasyJet said Thursday it would cut up to 4,500 jobs, or 30% of its workforce, because the coronavirus is wreaking havoc and flying planes around the world.
“To carry out the restructuring of our company, EasyJet will soon launch an employee consultation process on proposals to reduce the workforce by up to 30%, reflecting the reduction in the fleet, the optimization of our network and our bases, improving productivity and promoting more efficient working methods, “he said in a statement.

A spokesperson added that the job cuts would affect up to 4,500 of the airline’s 15,000 employees.


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