School children will not return until Autumn education secretary suggests

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Schoolchildren will not all return to lessons at the same time, the education secretary has confirmed, in a strong hint that many will not be back until the autumn. Gavin Williamson told a committee of MPs today that he could not give a date for schools to begin reopening, but that it would have to be “phased”. He revealed that he had asked the government’s scientific advisory group (SAGE) to report on which children should return first – taking into account the effect of coronavirus on children, and whether black and ethnic minority school staff may be at higher risk.…

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Fortune CEO Murray declines request for additional severance

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Fortune magazine CEO Alan Murray sent Tuesday the following email to the union that represents its journalists after the union asked for more severance pay for the laid-off workers it represents:Members of the Fortune Union,Thank you for your thoughtful note in response to our recent difficult decision to downsize our workforce. As I explained in the town hall two weeks ago, it was a very painful conclusion to reach, and we are very said to lose so many valued colleagues. I certainly understand and respect your concern for their welfare in these difficult times.The severance packages Fortune has offered are…

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