A manager at Wales ‘biggest drug store chain who worked on the frontline throughout the coronavirus pandemic says she and hundreds of others are being laid off after they were thought about” not cost efficient”.
The lady, who wants to stay confidential, declares more than350 personnel at Well Pharmacy across the UK are being made redundant.
Well Pharmacy is the UK’s 3rd biggest pharmacy chain after Boots UK and Lloyds Pharmacy,
Working in the Cardiff region, the employee stated she had actually put her own health at danger throughout lockdown as requests for PPE at the start of the pandemic were ignored as being “over remarkable”.
Now, having actually continued to work extra shifts for no extra pay dealing with heavy need and “irate clients”, she claims 360 individuals in overall have been handed redundancy notices.
Personnel had actually understood that redundancies were possible as early as January this year however due to require throughout the Covid pandemic, these had actually been relatively shelved by the business, she declared.
” They have actually made personnel work through the pandemic, on the front line since the start of Covid,” she said.
” At the start we had no PPE and when staff requested t