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Anyone else's workplace expecting them to go back next week?

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Mine are.

If the government don't say "it's extended", I'll be expected to go back.

So the longer they wait, other companies will be just seeing it as a sign of back to business.

Its apparently going to be where the peak is, so it's OK, send us back where we can't keep a 2m distance in a factory.



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I haven't stopped working but I wish the company did make a decision to mothball us on that furlough scheme.



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Going back to work shouldn't be a problem if all precautions are in place.



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Crawford wrote:
09 Apr 2020, 11:14
Going back to work shouldn't be a problem if all precautions are in place.
We can't keep 2m apart in a factory of 300 people, working in tight spaces, and machines in places where you need to squeeze past.. Deadlines to meet, people rushing all over, walking into different areas to get paperwork...

I suppose they don't care if any if us get ill, or worse, die. Money is more important, as shown by some people banging on about the economy.



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But @Steve30000, you're young and medically fit, you'll be alright :mrgreen:



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Sunderland Nut wrote:
10 Apr 2020, 16:08
But @Steve30000, you're young and medically fit, you'll be alright :mrgreen:
Im not too young though. It's Areet though, I'll be part of the cannon fodder



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Just keep up with social distancing.
The law protects you and you can't be forced to work with people if this distance can't be maintained.



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Nockya wrote:
10 Apr 2020, 18:18
Just keep up with social distancing.
The law protects you and you can't be forced to work with people if this distance can't be maintained.
Its impossible to work 2m apart in a busy factory. They know this but money makes the world go round, we're numbers that can be replaced.

Profit comes before health.



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Steve30000 wrote:
10 Apr 2020, 23:42

Profit comes before health.
In a way.
If you can't be 2m apart from another worker you are allowed to go home and they can't sack you but you will not be paid.
Then when the government relaxes the rules you go back to work.
The ideal solution would be for the factory to close temporarily while you get 80% pay.



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Sunderland Nut wrote:
11 Apr 2020, 04:52
Steve30000 wrote:
10 Apr 2020, 23:42

Profit comes before health.
In a way.
If you can't be 2m apart from another worker you are allowed to go home and they can't sack you but you will not be paid.
Then when the government relaxes the rules you go back to work.
The ideal solution would be for the factory to close temporarily while you get 80% pay.
So bits of metal and paper are more important than anyone's health.

What a great species we are..

We'll soon get to the stage where a daily deaths figure from this virus will become an acceptable number, just so we can make sure the queen's head on our bits of metal and paper are being used between each other again.



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