Unions condemn XPO Logistics decision to award US chief £57m pandemic bonus while claiming millions in UK furlough payments


 

XPO Logistics has defended its strategy during the pandemic after revelations that its US chief executive Brad Jacobs was paid an incentive award of up to $80m (£57m) in the same period the company was claiming millions of pounds from the UK government in furlough payments. Responding to claims by UK unions this week that the move is a “kick in the teeth” for XPO workers, a spokesperson for the logistics giant said: “The pandemic presented our business with unprecedented […]