Scottish firms warned not to punish staff who followed snow advice

Scottish firms warned not to punish staff who followed snow advice

Transport minister says he has received complaints over docked wages from workers forced to stay at home by red weather warning

Employers who try and dock the wages of workers who could not travel during last week’s red weather warning could face action, Scotland’s transport minister has said.

Public transport was suspended and people were told not to drive on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning across the central belt, with the travel network largely paralysed until the end of the week due to heavy snow.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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