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P&O Ferries boss admits job cuts without consultation broke UK employment law
24/03/2022
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John van der Luit-Drummond, Editor

P&O Ferries has admitted that its decision to replace 800 employees with cheaper agency workers last week without consulting unions broke UK employment law.

Last Thursday, UK-based P&O crew were told via a pre-recorded video message that they were to be made redundant with immediate effect. The ferry operator issued a statement the same day explaining that it was operating on a £100m loss and was not “a viable business” without changes to its workforce.

 


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