Call for Cook in­quiry

Manchester Evening News - - NATIONAL -

CALLS are be­ing stepped up for a fresh in­quiry into the pre­vi­ous gov­ern­ment’s han­dling of the col­lapse of travel gi­ant Thomas Cook af­ter a study sug­gested most ex-em­ploy­ees are still out of work.

Unite said only around a fifth of the com­pany’s ex-work­ers had found another job, more than three months af­ter it went out of busi­ness.

Many who have found another job are earn­ing less than at Thomas Cook, or were on con­tracts which were less fam­ily friendly, Unite said.

Thomas Cook col­lapsed in Septem­ber

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