Pimlico Plumbers founder and former chief executive, now chairman, Charlie Mullins has told his workforce that if they fail to take a COVID vaccination they can forget working. Called a knee-jerk reaction, Whilst the below focuses specifically on plumbers, we question whether this the right tactic for installers on the front line?
The Guardian reported that the company’s lawyers were drafting new employment contracts for its 400-strong workforce to include the vaccine requirement, although employment lawyers questioned whether it would be legally enforceable. You can read the full story here.
Stopcocks founder responded by suggesting that safe working practices for tradespeople are better than “no jab, no job” knee-jerk reaction. Is the ‘no jab, no job’ tactic right for installers on the front line? Have your say, and vote in our online poll.