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Swedish carmaker Saab said Thursday that it cannot come up with the cash to pay its workers, according to France 24. The carmakers union told Reuters that Saab has until Monday to pay their workers, or they are taking legal action against Saab.
Union representative Veli-Pekka Saikkala said that if the workers aren’t paid by Monday, “there are two alternatives. Either we see that the situation can be solved, or we demand that Saab is put into bankruptcy”.
Saab has been in trouble for a while. Earlier this month, they agreed to a bailout package from two Chinese car companies, Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile Co and Pangda. The package from the Chinese companies does not give Saab enough cash on hand to pay its employees, however.
Swedish Automobile said that it was in talks with financiers to resolve the cash crunch. Swedish Automobile is the current owner of Saab, but it was previously owned by General Motors. The
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Concern for the environment is having a major impact on office working habits, finds research.
According to a study of 800 office workers by Toshiba Tec, 57 per cent of office workers often or always decide not to print out documents out of concern for the environment.
One in four respondents would be more likely to print out documents if printing was carbon-free.
The research suggests that UK businesses face a particular challenge in balancing the environmental concerns of their workers with the fact that many (25 per cent) still prefer to commit business documents and emails to paper, rather than reading them on screen.
Of those office workers who ever print at work, nearly half (48 per cent) regularly print out important emails while 38 per cent print out maps and directions.
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