Rangers Players Staff Differs Wages Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard He says the decision by club players, directors, and staff to defer wages for three months during the COVID-19 pandemic was an obvious one.
The virus outbreak has paralyzed sport worldwide.
Players, directors and staff have shown good leadership and responsibility in doing this voluntarily, the former said. Liverpool and England captain told the Rangers website.
It was obvious and correct.
It was unanimous that everyone wanted to do this. It is important in these difficult times that no one experiences financial difficulties.
I think it is important that you show respect to all the people in the club, whatever your role, and I think we have shown a very good union in doing this.
Rangers said some of their employees would be furloughed due to extraordinary challenges from the crisis but would continue to receive their full salary through top up assistance from the club.
Senior players and staff were keen to ensure no Rangers employee suffered financial hardship during this crisis, the club added in a statement.
All parties volunteered and wholeheartedly agreed to defer wages to ensure that their fellow colleagues could continue to receive their wages in full.
Rangers are second in the Scottish Premier League , 13 points behind champions Celtic , who have played one more game.