Sainsbury’s and Tesco criticised for cutting extra Covid sick leave

Unions say changes following ‘living with Covid’ policy in England risk staff going to work when ill because of financial pressures

Big retailers have been accused of putting financial pressure on staff to come into work with Covid-19 after they cut the right to extra sick leave for workers affected by the virus.

Sainsbury’s and Tesco are taking away the right to additional sick pay for those with Covid from this weekend, while Next said it had reverted to its standard sick pay policy a few weeks ago.

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