Wage blow for Jaeger employees as employees could not receives a commission for WEEK earlier than chain collapsed — however are nonetheless anticipated to work

STAFF at JAEGER could not receives a commission for the interval as much as its collapse — however are nonetheless anticipated to go to work.

Some 700 workers have obtained an e mail warning them of the potential pay loss after the garments chain ran out of cash.

Style chain Jaeger collapsed into administration final Monday after about 33 years of enterprise

However the e mail says they need to proceed to go to work, including “we hope you shall see little or no modifications by way of your day after day position”.

Jaeger, based in 1884, collapsed into administration on Monday leaving the destiny of its employees unsure.

It has 46 shops, 63 concessions, a London head workplace and a distribution centre in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, and can proceed to commerce whereas its destiny is determined.

Workers have been informed that they might not proceed to receives a commission till the time of the corporate’s remaining time limit

The e-mail from the HR boss mentioned: “Directors are at present assessing the Firm’s monetary place and at this stage are unable to verify whether or not it will likely be attainable to pay workers for time labored between 1 April 2017 and 9 April 2017.”

The e-mail mentioned they might be paid from April 10 onwards and if they don’t seem to be paid for the nine-day interval they may make a declare to the government-backed Redundancy Funds Service.

However there isn’t a certainty if or when this will probably be paid.

The e-mail additionally warned of potential job losses in head workplace and warehouse employees and retailer closures.

Regardless of doubtlessly operating out of cash to pay employees, they are going to nonetheless be anticipated to come back in to work

A supply mentioned: “A whole lot of employees labored all final week to maintain Jaeger going and it now seems they may have been successfully working without spending a dime.

“If Jaeger ran out of cash to pay employees earlier than April 1, why did it take till the 10th for the administration to be confirmed?

A supply questioned why it took so lengthy for the corporate to verify it had gone into administration in the event that they already knew they didn’t manage to pay for to pay employees

“It has left employees feeling cheated, and but they’re nonetheless anticipated to hold on.”

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