government scheme won’t save 5,500 jobs

Cineworld workers on zero-hours contracts in the UK could be left without pay beyond Thursday after the cinema chain’s chief executive said that the government’s job support scheme would not save 5,500 jobs.



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Mooky Greidinger, the Cineworld chief executive, whose family trust owns a fifth of the company shares, said the job support scheme “cannot work for us” because it did not help companies earning no income. The comments were contained in a memo sent to employees seen by the Guardian.

The job support scheme was a central plank in Rishi Sunak’s plan for the UK economy as the furlough scheme comes to an end. Under the scheme the government will support a maximum of only 22% of the salaries of workers on shortened hours – significantly less generous than the 80% offered at the start of the predecessor furlough scheme.

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At one point, there was optimism surrounding the status of La’El Collins. As recently as mid-August, the Dallas Cowboys felt he’d need just a bit more time to recover from his hip injury and be ready to take the field in 2020 — noting his injury at the time was “not something of high concern” — so they placed him on injured reserve in the hopes of seeing him ready to join them in hosting the Cleveland Browns in Week 4. Six weeks later, currently in the final week of September and readying for a defensive front led by Pro Bowl pass rusher Myles Garrett, they’re now labeling Collins’ issue as “significant,” and the tone regarding his potential return (or rather, lack thereof) is suddenly ominous and exceedingly dark. 

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US government won’t detail how TikTok is a security threat

The US government warns that TikTok is a security and privacy concern for millions of Americans, but when it comes to specifics on how the Chinese government could get its hands on data from the social video app, the Justice Department is keeping the information classified. 



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The Trump administration is redacting specific information on why TikTok is a security concern. James Martin/CNET

In court filings from the Justice Department on Sept. 25, the agency on multiple occasions redacted specific information on how the Chinese government could take your data.

“For example, although TikTok claimed to store U.S. user data within the United States, the Commerce Decision Memo then explained why the PRC may still be able to gain access to that data through [REDACTED],” the Justice Department said in its court filing. 

Details from the Commerce Department’s memo are also redacted.

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