“We don’t feel the conditions we have to work under are safe, we weren’t given any protection from the Post Office. No hand sanitiser, gloves, no aprons or anything, we had to source them ourselves.”
Jay Patel, 37, and his wife Nilam run a branch post office in Bournemouth and as “essential retailers” are staying open to serve their community.
But they are among many workers in the UK complaining that they are not being adequately protected against the coronavirus, amid a lack of clarity from the government.
The government has said anyone who cannot do their job from home should continue to go to work, as long as their…