Omicron surge poses yet another challenge to “exhausted” warehouse workers, warns UKWA


 

The UK Warehouse Association (UKWA) warned this week that workers are struggling to meet peak season demand in the face of surging Covid infections. SAGE member Professor John Edmunds warned that, taking into account unreported cases, there could have been around 400,000 Omicron infections in the UK by last weekend, with that number set to double every two days. As the infection rate continues to soar, UKWA chief executive Clare Bottle said warehouse workers are facing a barrage of additional […]