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NRL says 25 per cent of staff will lose their jobs as the league responds to COVID-19 financial crisis – ABC News

NRL CEO Andrew Abdo says the “hurricane called COVID” is forcing the league to make substantial staff cuts across the organisation.

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The NRL has culled one-quarter of staff across all roles to achieve a saving of $50 million annually trying to keep the business afloat after COVID-19.

  • The sporting fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues, with the NRL shedding 25 per cent of all staff in a bid to keep the league running
  • Staff will be told this week whether they will be among those to lose their jobs
  • A number of senior league executives have already departed this year, including former CEO Todd Gre…

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