Isolation rules should change so staff can ‘get back to work’, pleads Iceland boss

Iceland store exterior
There are 3,300 staff currently at home due to Covid
// Walker’s comments come after the news that more than one in 10 Iceland workers are now self-isolating
// The rates of staff absence in recent days were also more than double last year’s peak during the so-called ‘pingdemic’.

Iceland boss Richard Walker has spoken out about the current government-enforced self isolation and why it should be reduced.

Walker’s comments come after the news that more than one in 10 Iceland workers are now self-isolating after testing positive for covid-19. There are 3,300 staff currently at home, accounting for 11% of the supermarket’s workforce.

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