TUC says more than 250,000 workers self-isolating ‘without decent sick pay’

Those on low or no sick pay face ‘impossible choice’ between hardship and potentially spreading virus

More than 250,000 workers were self-isolating last month without decent sick pay or any sick pay at all, a trade union study has suggested.

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) said reducing the self-isolation period to five days will not fix the country’s “sick pay problem”.

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