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UK care workers use up leave to avoid losing pay while sick with Covid

Failure to pay some staff’s wages in full while off sick raises fears they will keep working rather than self-isolate

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Some UK care workers are having to take holiday when they are off sick with Covid or see already low wages fall to £96 per week, raising fears they may not self-isolate.

Staff on the minimum wage claim to have been offered only statutory sick pay when ill with Covid or self-isolating. This contravenes government policy that they should be paid in full to limit infection spread.

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