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Banco BCP admits to resorting to collective layoffs

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Banco BCP admits to resorting to collective layoffs

NThis week, BCP launched a plan to lay off workers, with the bank contacting each of the workers it wants to lay off and presenting the conditions for layoffs (compensation values ​​from the start).

Employees can retire on early retirement (for employees aged 57 and over) or on mutually agreed termination. In this case, the one who leaves by agreement does not have access to unemployment benefits.

On June 9, after the BCP announced the employee layoff program, the unions affiliated with the UGT (Portuguese Financial Sector Workers Union, Center Banking Workers Union and Mais Union) announced that BCP intends to fire them. up to 1000 workers.

This week, on Wednesday, the bank held meetings with trade unions and even announced that it allows the use of collective layoffs.

In a presentation to trade unions that Lusa had access to, BCP points out that collective dismissal in accordance with legal conditions applies to “all those who do not accept the negotiation process”.

Back on June 9, the bank started talking about “unilateral measures to reduce staff.”

According to Jornal Económico, which announces today that BCP allows collective layoffs, among the terms of the layoff by mutual agreement is the payment of compensation in the amount of 1.4 wages per year of work.

Economico also reports that “BCP originally wanted to offer 1.3 salaries, but after meeting with the unions, the amount to be paid for voluntary care has increased.”

The so-called “preliminary negotiation process” of BCP will last until August 18, and the bank foresaw that it could begin collective layoffs from the end of August.

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According to the presentation to the unions, the goal is to complete the restructuring plan on December 5th.

When he announced the plan to leave workers, executive chairman Miguel Maia said the bank had postponed its planned downsizing in 2020 due to the pandemic crisis, “then deciding that it was not feasible to go through a downsizing process this year. worked out “.

According to Miguel Maia, “the structured process of downsizing is the“ hardest, hardest decision ”for the executive team to make” since they took office, but he also said that if they have not done so now, they are “appropriately compromising the future of the bank and its employees.”

The manager stressed that the outputs were not made by comparing the number of employees of other banks, but “on the basis of a thorough analysis of needs and existing opportunities, taking due account of the specifics of the bank and the impact of new technologies on business models and processes,” as well as the expected development of BCP. “

Read also: Reduction of staff at BCP will reach a thousand people

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

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Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

Read also: We already know when the Bugatti Centodieci fell into the hands of Ronaldo.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”

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The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios

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Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.


Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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