Former City Link directors cleared over redundancies

Three former directors at Coventry based firm City Link have been found not guilty of failing to let the government know about redundancies last Christmas.

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Union: City Link verdict 'bitter pill to swallow'

More than two thousand staff were made redundant Credit: PA

The trade union RMT has called the acquittal of three former City Link directors a "bitter pill to swallow" for those who lost their jobs at the firm.

More than 2,356 redundancies were announced when the company collapsed on Christmas Eve last year.

“This verdict will be a bitter pill to swallow for the thousands of City Link staff brutally dumped out of their jobs on Christmas Day last year when the company eventually admitted that it had gone bust.

“RMT will continue to fight for stronger laws, as recommended by the Parliamentary Inquiry into the City Link collapse, and will campaign with the wider trade union movement to protect British workers"

– General Secretary Mick Cash

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