Weekend Reads Bremen Senate supports Werder - contract with jersey supplier extended
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Chalk it up as a win for the women. After months of campaigning by senators Marilou McPhedran, Kim Pate, Josée Verner and other female senators, the Senate has finally agreed to compensate the women who were abused by Sen. Don Meredith. In the #metoo era, such settlements are sadly all too common. But in the Senate of Canada, this public admission of the harassment problem and compensation of victims is a first. When the allegations about After months of campaigning by senators Marilou McPhedran, Kim Pate, Josée Verner and other female senators, the Senate has finally agreed to compensate the women who were abused by Sen. Don Meredith.
Werder Bremen has received financial support from the Senate, but is also digging into its own pockets for the Weserstadion. In addition, the North Germans announced that the contract with the jersey supplier has been extended.
As reported by the North Germans, Werder and the Senate each flowed 3.5 million euros into the "BWS" (Bremen Weser Stadium Society), which was in financial difficulties. With that the threatened bankruptcy of the GmbH is off the table.
"Through no fault of its own, BWS is struggling with the economic consequences of the Corona crisis and has suffered a significant loss of income as a result," said Werder's CEO, Klaus Filbry, on Tuesday. "Due to the dynamic pandemic situation, it is difficult to predict when this income will occur again. We are therefore pleased that we were able to agree on a partnership solution with the city of Bremen to stabilize the GVA."
As early as midday it became known that Werder Bremen would wear the jerseys of the British brand "Umbro" in the medium term, and the contract was extended to the 2024/25 season. The North Germans are now playing their third season in Umbro jerseys, Bremen was previously under contract with "Nike". "We look forward to continuing to work with this strong supplier by our side in the long term," said Filbry.
Ed Orgeron volunteers for salary reduction as LSU grapples with monetary impact of COVID-19 .
The LSU athletic department laid off some employees and announced voluntary salary reductions and bonus cuts for coaches.Orgeron, who is the second-highest paid college football coach in the country at $8.9 million for this season, has voluntarily agreed to have his salary reduced by 5% in 2021, as has LSU athletic director Scott Woodward. Orgeron’s current contract year ends Dec. 31.