267,800 workers self-isolating without ‘decent’ sick pay, TUC warns

Supermarket checkout
Around a quarter of a million private sector workers, including supermarket staff, were self-isolating last month without decent sick pay or any sick pay at all, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has revealed. 
// The news comes as the food sector has suffered Omicron induced staff shortages
// Earlier this month, Iceland’s chief executive urged the government to reduce self-isolation period to alleviate staff shortages

Around a quarter of a million private sector workers, including supermarket staff, were self-isolating last month without decent sick pay or any sick pay at all, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has revealed.

An analysis published by the TUC showed between the 13 to 26 December around 267,800 were self-isolating without decent sick pay or any at all.

Read the full story here. 

Click here to sign up to Retail Gazette‘s free daily email newsletter

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here