Kuehne + Nagel offers full pay to lower-earning staff on furlough


 

Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) will ensure furloughed staff receive 100% of their wages by topping up payments for anyone earning under £20,000. The agreement, secured after negotiations with the company’s union Unite, will also see employees paid 90% of their wages if they earn under £30,000. Under the government’s job retention scheme, workers receive 80% of their wages, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month during the COVID-19 lockdown. But K+N will boost these payments further using a sliding […]