Barcelona mentioned Thursday they have been slashing salaries to counter the monetary fall-out from the coronavirus though the Spanish giants didn’t specify if all of its workers can be affected by the transfer. All soccer has been suspended in Spain the place the virus has up to now killed greater than 4,000 individuals with 56,000 confirmed circumstances. “The suspension of competitions, following the epidemic of Covid-19, entails the cessation of all activities, sporting and non-sporting, of our club,” mentioned a press release launched by Barcelona.
The membership, it added, had taken a “series of measures to mitigate its effects and reduce the economic consequences of this crisis.”
“Essentially, it is a reduction in the working day, forced by the circumstances, and consequently a proportional reduction in the remuneration provided for in the respective contracts.”
The Catalan membership didn’t specify, nonetheless, the dimensions of the cuts or if all of its workers are affected.