Unions urge pinged staff to isolate

By Paul Marinko | 02 August 2021

Unions have urged waste and recycling staff to stay at home if ‘pinged’ by the COVID-19 app despite several councils having to reduce or suspend services.

The news comes after the Government exempted waste and recycling staff from having to self-isolate if contacted by NHS Track and Trace, in a bid to tackle the ‘pingdemic’ that has led to more than a million works being unable to travel to work.

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