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25 Mar 2020

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Reuters

Unilever to protect workforce from pay drop & help “most vulnerable” suppliers as part of COVID-19 relief programme

“Unilever to protect workers from sudden pay drop for up to three months”, 24 March 2020

Consumer goods giant Unilever Plc [has] said…it would shield its workforce for up to three months from sudden drop in pay, resulting from market disruptions or an inability to perform their roles during the coronavirus pandemic. [Unilever]…also said it would help its "most vulnerable" small- and medium-sized suppliers with cash and will extend credit to select small-scale retailers, as part of a €500 million (US$543.25 million) relief program.