British Airways save 10 million pounds
A total of nearly 7000 employees at British Airways have agreed to either cut their wages or work free of charge to keep the company afloat.
It was scarce two weeks ago that the airline by e-mail asked their over 30 000 employees to work for free. Since then the staff have been able to voluntarily sign up for unpaid leave, part-time work or unpaid work. A total of 6940 employees have now registered to do so. The company hopes this will save them up to 10 million pounds, according to e-tid.com.
-“It is a great first reply. I want to thank everyone who signed up voluntarily to help us through this difficult period. The response shows clearly the great difference individuals can make” said British Airways CEO Willie Walsh.