Road cycling, No one can escape the financial fallout from the coronacrisis. Also the cycling team, Lotto-Soudal’s not. The Belgian team will feel compelled to go to 25 employees, a temporary lay-off to make. The rest of the staff, including the riders, the management, are to be a part of their price.

are No races. And so, the income of the cycling teams with a slap. “That’s heeftgevolgen for the majority of the support staff. Technicians, nurses, physiotherapists, and members are forced to stand by and be temporarily unemployed”, says a press release from team Lotto Soudal. “For the time being the employees have to rely on the system of temporary unemployment because of force majeure. Independent of staff whose contract is temporarily suspended, you will be able to enjoy the support such as a financial benefit to the overbruggingsrecht.”

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“The 27 riders of team Lotto-Soudal, the team will continue in the meantime to train competitieklaar at the time, that there may be gekoerst to be. In solidarity with the staff and with the sponsors they have, like all members of the team management and support staff on a voluntary basis, decides to give up a portion of their wages, and also to gekoerst it is. This decision was made without any discussion and with a unanimous vote. It was clear to everyone that the special circumstances of particular teamacties need to.”

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