Wilko facing “massive public backlash” over sick pay cuts, GMB claims


Wilko’s decision to cut sick pay for distribution and retail workers has sparked a “massive public backlash” according to the GMB union, which also warns strike action could follow. The home and garden retailer said its high sickness absence levels were a concern and it wanted to take steps to bring its sick pay policy into line with industry standards. It said the move was not related to the Covid-19 outbreak. However, the GMB said the plans were ill-thought-out and […]