News : Sky Brasil to Pay Fine for Irregularities Around Acom
Sept 25, 2014 -- Brazilian pay-TV provider Sky will have to pay to settle the severance pay of employees at Acom, which Sky acquired in 2012 and which which sold broadband internet packages under the brand Jet, reports Portal Braganca.
The amount also includes payment of salary differences for employees of outsourcing company Teleperformance, which provided call centre services to the pay-TV operator.
The measure was defined in a judicial agreement between the Ministry of Labour in Rio Grande do Norte and the Sky Brasil. The deadline for the payments is 24 October.
The agreement ends legal action launched by the Ministry against the companies in 2012.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Friday, September 26, 2014