William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time and one of the most important and influential people who has ever lived. His written works (plays, sonnets, and poems) have been translated into more than 100 languages, and these are performed around the world. There is also an enduring desire to learn more about the man himself. Countless books and articles have been written about Shakespeare’s life. These have been based primarily on the scholarly analysis of his works and the official record associated with him and his family. Shakespeare’s popularity and legacy endures, despite uncertainties in his life story and debate surrounding his authorship and identity. The life and times of William Shakespeare and his family have also recently been informed by cutting-edge archaeological methods and interdisciplinary…
AMSTELVEEN, The Netherlands鈥擠utch carrier KLM said Friday it will cut between 4,500 and 5,000 jobs because of the coronavirus crisis.
The company said in a statement that in addition to 1,500 job losses, some 1,500 temporary contracts won’t be renewed and 2,000 jobs will be suppressed via a voluntary departure scheme. The group also expects 鈥渘atural attrition through retirement” to help cut an extra 500 jobs.
KLM said it does not expect demand to fully recover before 2023 or 2024 and said further staff reductions are possible 鈥済iven the high level of uncertainty.”
Earlier this month, the European Commission approved a bailout package of 3.4 billion euros ($4 billion) in loans offered by the Dutch government to help the company navigate the crisis.
Focus News: Dutch KLM Group to Cut 4,500-5,000 Jobs Due to Pandemic
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday continued to defend his decision to require public schools to reopen in August for in-person learning, saying he would “absolutely” send his own children back to classrooms if they were old enough. During a round-table meeting held at a school for special needs students, the republican governor restated the reasons why reopening Florida’s schools is necessary, including the difficulties of distance learning for special education students, the heavy burden on parents who have to earn a living while taking care of children, and low-income families that rely on school meals for nutrition. DeSantis moved on to say that although his children aren’t old enough, he would still feel comfortable sending them to school for in-person learning. “I would have no problem, and I would…