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‘Conflict & confusion’ | HR at risk of legal battles with staff as last COVID rules set to end early

Employers and HR leaders have been warned by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) not to ‘cut corners’ as they scramble to prepare for an early end to all remaining COVID-19 restrictions.

To avoid any workplace conflicts, the TUC has urged employers to carry out risk assessments to keep staff safe at work, including checking whether they have adequate ventilation.

The union also called on the Government to keep statutory sick pay a right from day one (rather than reverting to day four, as was the case before the pandemic), to ensure that all workers are covered by it, and to increase the level of sick pay, The Guardian reported.

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