UK: SAFETY FIRST AMID COLD SNAP CHAOS

The Trades Union Conference (TUC) is urging bosses to be understanding during cold weather forecast for much of north Wales and northern and central England.  

They're advising that workers shouldn't be penalised for not being able to make it to work due to dangerous conditions. Instead, employers should have clear policies in place for bad weather situations, allowing employees to work from home if possible.

The TUC is also reminding employers to keep workplaces safe and warm during the cold weather with TUC General Secretary emphasising that workers shouldn't be forced into risky travel situations, and employers should have policies in place to support them during adverse weather conditions, including school closures.

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