Wilko workers “furious” over plans to cut sick pay


Wilko is planning to reduce sick pay for its distribution and retail workers in a bid to tackle absence levels that were twice the industry standard. The home and garden retailer said high sickness absence levels were “a real concern” and it wanted to take steps to bring the company sick pay into line with industry standards to remain competitive. In a statement, the company said the move was “not related in any way to the Covid-19 outbreak”. It said: […]