All the riders on the cycling team Lotto Soudal’s renunciation of salary. 25 colleagues are temporarily unemployed.
Cykelrytterne on the belgian World Tour team Lotto Soudal will go without a portion of the salary, while the sport is relatively low of coronaviruses.
the Team, which, among other things, the Danish Rasmus Byriel Iversen in the team, writes in a press release that the riders collectively agreed to a lønreducering.
– In solidarity with the staff and sponsors have the riders, just like the entire management team and administrative staff, voluntarily decided to waive part of their salaries, until the team runs the race again.
– the Decision was taken without discussion and agreement. It was clear to all, that special circumstances require special actions, writes the team.
the Surrender on wages, while 25 of the Lotto Soudals loosely affiliated employees have been temporarily unemployed.
It is primarily about mechanics, physical therapists, bus drivers and soigneurs.
instead, They must have part in the scheme, as the belgian government has launched to help businesses through the crisis without firing employees.
– the While continuing the 27 riders to train in order to be ready, as soon as again there will be organized races, writes the belgian team.
Cykelsæsonen is suspended on the grounds of coronakrisen. All of the spring cycling classics is cancelled or postponed, and the same is the large stage race, the Giro d’italia.
the Next World Tour race in the calendar is right now etapeløbet the Critérium du Dauphiné, which is scheduled to be shot in time 31. may.