Leaked memo shows United is trying to convince some workers to quit ahead of layoffs, and it’s offering up to 5 years of free flights as an incentive (UAL)

United Airlines is offering some employees more than five years of free flights, hundreds of thousands of frequent-flyer miles, and more if they quit their jobs.The airline laid out the offer in a memo to management and administrative employees seen by Business Insider.United has said it will need to reduce its management and administrative workforce…

Leaked memo shows United is trying to convince some workers to quit ahead of layoffs, and it’s offering up to 5 years of free flights as an incentive (UAL)

United Airlines is offering some employees more than five years of free flights, hundreds of thousands of frequent-flyer miles, and more if they quit their jobs.The airline laid out the offer in a memo to management and administrative employees seen by Business Insider.United has said it will need to reduce its management and administrative workforce by “at least” 30% because of the downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but it is prohibited from laying off staff until October.It said it would begin notifying employees of those layoffs in July.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

United Airlines announced a new series of buyout offers for its management and administrative employees on Friday, offering benefits such as free flights in exchange for leaving the company.In a memo to management and administrative workers seen by Business Insider, the airline outlined a new voluntary separation program, or VSP, offer.Employees who participate in the offer will stop working in June but be considered employed and on leave until December 1.Workers will receive full pay through June 30, then 33% pay from July 1 to November 30. They will continue to receive employer-subsidized healthcare benefits t
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