CPA accepts salary cuts on teams with reduced budgets

CPA president Gianni Bugno (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The CPA, the professional riders’ union, has said that it is willing to accept salary cuts during the coronavirus pandemic but only in cases where teams can prove that their budgets have been affected by the hiatus from competition.

Several teams have reduced rider salaries and laid off staff since the COVID-19 pandemic brought a halt to all racing in March. Bahrain-McLaren, CCC Team, Mitchelton-Scott, Astana and Lotto Soudal are among the WorldTour teams to have announced such measures thus far.

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