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31287075342_61ca5fb9a2_c.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xTrade union body the TUC has urged the government to support workers who do not qualify for statutory sick pay (SSP) as the coronavirus spreads.

People on low incomes, zero-hours contracts and the self-employed are among those who may not qualify.

The government has warned up to 20% of the workforce may be off sick during the peak of a coronavirus epidemic.


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