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UK News Former Thomas Cook employees stage protests over being 'abandoned' by the Government

12:20  02 october  2019
12:20  02 october  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Staff from Thomas Cook are to hold protests at this week’s Tory party conference in Manchester and later at Downing Street over the government ’s decision “They won’t be overly political but they feel abandoned by the government ,” said a spokesman for the Unite union. A group of workers will then

Consideration must also be given to the pain caused to employees and customers. On social media, you can find desperate former Thomas Cook airline No. That argument was aired immediately after the company’s collapse but its credibility has weakened by the day. Thomas Cook was in an ugly

a group of people standing in front of a building: Former Thomas Cook cabin crew and staff protesting outside the Manchester Convention Centre at the Conservative Party Conference. Former Thomas Cook cabin crew and staff protesting outside the Manchester Convention Centre at the Conservative Party Conference.

Former Thomas Cook workers are staging protests in Westminster and at the Tory party conference in Manchester amid claims they were "abandoned" by the Government.

Out of work staff will hand in petitions to 10 Downing Street and the Business Department, calling for a full inquiry into the travel giant's collapse and for the company's directors to pay back their bonuses.

The workers will also call on Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom to make sure they receive their unpaid wages.

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Former Thomas Cook cabin crew are furious that other country’s governments have bailed out subsidiaries (Picture: PA). ‘The protest will demonstrate to the government and the Conservative party the workers anger over the decisions that have been made and which have wrecked their

Former employees of Thomas Cook staged a protest outside the Conservative Party conference. The couple from Stoke-on-Trent received the Colin slammed Thomas Cook for the “terrible decisions over the years” and also attacked the government for not doing more to rescue what had been the

a person holding a sign: File photo dated 23/09/19 of an information notice put up at Manchester Airport as the 178-year-old tour operator Thomas Cook ceased trading. Thomas Cook's auditors are to be investigated over their role in signing off the last set of accounts for the travel firm prior to its collapse, the accounting regulator has announced. © Provided by Oath Inc. File photo dated 23/09/19 of an information notice put up at Manchester Airport as the 178-year-old tour operator Thomas Cook ceased trading. Thomas Cook's auditors are to be investigated over their role in signing off the last set of accounts for the travel firm prior to its collapse, the accounting regulator has announced. a group of people holding a sign: Former Thomas Cook cabin crew protesting outside the Manchester Convention Centre at the Conservative Party Conference. © Provided by Oath Inc. Former Thomas Cook cabin crew protesting outside the Manchester Convention Centre at the Conservative Party Conference.

They were not paid their monthly wages on Monday, and many are now having problems with rent and mortgage payments, according to the Unite union.

Assistant general secretary Diana Holland said: "Unite is pleased to be supporting the lobby and protest in Parliament that has been organised by Thomas Cook workers who lost their jobs without warning.

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  Crying staff leave Thomas Cook HQ as company collapses Devastated staff filed out of Thomas Cook’s head office with their heads down on Monday after the travel firm’s collapse. Staff could be seen in tears as they left the iconic British holiday company’s HQ in Peterborough, some carrying boxes of their belongings. The collapse of the world’s oldest travel company late last night left thousands of staff waking up to find themselves out of work. Cabin crew are among those stranded alongside an estimated 600,000 customers stuck around the world without return flights home.

Former Thomas Cook cabin crew are furious that other country’s governments have bailed out subsidiaries (Picture: PA). ‘The protest will demonstrate to the government and the Conservative party the workers anger over the decisions that have been made and which have wrecked their

Workers are protesting the company’s handling of sexual harassment. The walkouts followed a New York Times report that the tech giant paid millions of dollars in exit packages to male executives accused of harassment.CreditCreditJohn Taggart for The New York Times.

"The fact that workers are coming to Parliament from all parts of the UK demonstrates just how angry workers are with the Government, which they rightly believe has abandoned them.

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"This week, workers have been left with no income as their wages were not paid.

"Workers do not understand how the profitable Thomas Cook airline was allowed to collapse while the European subsidiaries were able to continue to fly.

"The very least the Thomas Cook workers deserve is to receive an answer to the question as to why the company was allowed to collapse, as well as an explanation from the Government as to its lack of action in the lead-up.”

Andrea Leadsom wearing a red shirt talking on a cell phone: Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom in Downing Street in London. © Provided by Oath Inc. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom in Downing Street in London.

Staff could be seen in tears as they left the iconic British holiday company’s HQ in Peterborough, some carrying boxes of their belongings.

The collapse of the world’s oldest travel company last month left thousands of staff waking up to find themselves out of work.

The Government launched plans using other airlines’ jets to repatriate an estimated 150,000 British residents who were left stranded overseas.

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