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French Connection will claim furlough cash bonus

Image copyright Getty Images French Connection has confirmed that it will claim government cash for bringing workers back from furlough. The fashion retailer told the BBC that about 250 of its staff are furloughed under the job retention scheme. The chancellor announced in July that all firms can claim £1,000 for each employee they bring back from furlough. “It’s mainly… Read more →

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Amazon-owned firm in Black Lives Matter legal claim

Image copyright Getty Images Workers at Whole Foods are suing the US supermarket for punishing them for wearing Black Lives Matter masks. The federal lawsuit says the firm discriminated against black staff by selectively enforcing its dress code. Whole Foods, owned by tech giant Amazon, forbids staff from wearing clothes with messages that are not company-related. It denied firing a… Read more →