Coronavirus: Four in five workers worry returning to job will put family at risk, survey says

Less than eight per cent of respondents say government advice on returning to work is clear

Conrad Duncan
Saturday 23 May 2020 09:16
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The vast majority of workers are worried about returning to their job due to fears doing so could put their family at risk from coronavirus, a study has found.

A survey of 3,500 workers by the GMB union found four in five respondents raised such concerns about going back to work when lockdown measures are eased.

It came as a separate survey showed an overwhelming majority of support staff in schools had concerns about safety in their workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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