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Disabled workers left to choose between their lives and livelihoods
29/09/2021
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John VDLD
John van der Luit-Drummond is editor of International Employment Lawyer

“We’re seeing a lot of redundancy issues, but it gives you a sinking feeling when someone who’s been shielding, is a carer, or has young kids tells you they’ve been picked as the first to go,” said Jamie McGlynn, a contact centre manager at Citizens Advice in Manchester, UK, last year. “People are absolutely wracked with worry. One lady with underlying health conditions told her employer she felt unsafe about returning to work as another worker had covid symptoms but wasn’t isolating. The next week she had her redundancy notice through.”

 


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