London: According to report fro Daily Mail, P&O Ferris, A british Shipping company sacked about 800 Employees over a zoom call which lasted only 3Minutes. The report also confirmed that employees were not even allowed to serve the notice period.
Earlier, in a similar incident, 900 employess of Better.com were laid off by an Indian American CEO Vishal Garg over a Zoom call in December last year. and P&O Ferris sacking 800 employess in a zoom call is the second such instance in the recent while.
The company has suspended sailing for the next few days but the tranport secretery hinted passangers to expect upto 10 days of disruption.
The company has made the decision that its vessels going forward will be primarily crewed by a third-party crew provider revelead by the senior P&O manager.
The British company ritish shipping company P&O Ferries had received 10 million pounds from the UK government in furlough cash during the Covid-19 lockdown to make payments to 1,100 employees.
After the mass firing of 800 employess over a zoom call, the CEO and the company is facing lot of criticism and the UK Primeminister’s spokesperson said that the way these workers were informed was completely unacceptable.
Even after receiving cash infusion of about $750 from Aurora Acquisition Corp and Softbank, Vishla garg sacked 900 workers of his company better.com and recently the company started sacking almost 3000 employes from both US and India and another round of Mass layoffs and received severance cheques in payroll app .