End of free Covid tests will harm workers, Union warns

Meanwhile, Usdaw has called for a new deal on Statutory Sick Pay. They are calling for an improvement of SSP “so it reflects average pay”, rather than the current £96.35 per week

Ending free tests and self-isolation rules, along with no masks, represents a “triple whammy” for Covid safety in stores, according to Usdaw Shoppers Union.
It comes after news that government ministers are planning to stop supplies of coronavirus tests to universities in England, in the first case of ending the mass distribution of free lateral flow testing kits before dropping all remaining Covid restrictions.

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