RIVUS FLEET SOLUTIONS – PHASE 2 FURLOUGHING GARAGE NETWORK & HEAD OFFICE OPERATIONS

RIVUS FLEET SOLUTIONS – PHASE 2 FURLOUGHING GARAGE NETWORK & HEAD OFFICE OPERATIONS

Further to LTB 192/2020 the National Team has been informed of additional furloughing taking place across the garage network and Head Office Operations at Aquarius.

GARAGES 

As reported previously, Rivus advised that they would review the situation moving forwards and have now confirmed that due to continuing reduction of work volume there has been a need to furlough more employees. As such a further 66 employees are now being furloughed in addition to the original 133 which were in phase 1. The second phase of furloughing will commence on 1st May 2020.

The same process is being followed as per the initial furloughing and volunteers are being sought in the first instance.

We have also received confirmation that Stirling garage has been closed temporarily due to the reduction in workload and employees will be furloughed. The union is seeking further details on the reduction of work in Stirling

HEAD OFFICE OPERATIONS

In addition to the reduction of workload across the garage network we have also been informed of the need to a furlough employees working at Head Office Operations at Aquarius. Rivus have confirmed that 14 employees will be furloughed in early May. We fully recognise this is a very worrying and uncertain time for members and their families but want to assure you we are in regular discussions with the company on these matters and will keep you informed accordingly of any developments.

The company FAQ’s are attached for your information.

Yours sincerely,

Allan Eldred

Assistant Secretary

LTB 234/20

Attachment 1 – FAQ’s

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