United Airlines Holdings will cut at least 30% of its managerial and administrative jobs when government restrictions lift in October, bracing for a prolonged travel slump in the age of Covid-19.

In addition to cutting 3,500 positions, the company would require that management and administrative employees take 20 days off without pay from May 16 to September 30 to help pare costs, Kate Gebo, executive vice-president of human resources, said in an internal memo on Monday...

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