Food-production workers herded too close together, union warns

Unite says the government has not enforced the two-metre-distancing rule for the industry

WORKERS on food-production lines are being herded together because the government has not enforced the two-metre-distancing rule for the industry, union Unite said today.

The union has called on Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Secretary George Eustice to make social distancing compulsory to protect food workers and supplies from the coronavirus.

Unite has thousands of members in the food-processing sector, including in abattoirs.

The union said that mandatory...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-03-30 20:11
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