Press Coverage - 30/04/2020
Can workers remain furloughed if they don’t have childcare in place?
As sites start to re-open, some furloughed construction workers are concerned that they may be called back to work without anyone to care for their children while schools and nurseries remain closed. Linky Trott explores employees’ options in an article for The Chartered Institute of Building’s Construction Manager magazine.
I have three children off school (including one at nursery, which is shut), my wife works for the NHS six days a week. I am employed by a building company but I am currently on furlough. If the company decides to start work again and the nursery hasn’t opened, can I remain on furlough to stay at home and look after my children?
The short answer to this question is yes… read the full article