CREW members isolating after a Covid scare on the I’m A Superstar fortress should not being paid.
A few of the present’s manufacturing group had to enter quarantine after taking a saliva-based check.
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I am A Celeb crew members are being compelled to self-isolate with out payCredit score: Getty
Hosts Ant and Dec are examined each three days to make sure their security
The present’s strict ‘Covid administration plan’ has prevented an outbreak from forcing the present off-air
ITV bigwigs enforced two weeks of isolation — regardless of a number of of the crew returning unfavorable leads to subsequent NHS nasal swab checks.
The freelance employees have been additionally not allowed to go away North Wales, the place the present is being filmed.
One indignant crew member instructed The Solar: “I’m an enormous fan of the present and love Ant and Dec, but it surely’s been troublesome to look at and chortle on the jokes understanding how a lot they’re getting paid, while I’m compelled to self isolate, with out pay.
“Whereas colleagues working for the BBC, on characteristic movies and Netflix productions have been totally compensated for any Covid-related absence from work, that’s not what ITV are ready to offer any of their freelancers.”
Workers have been instructed to not depart North Wales, the place the present is being filmedCredit score: Alamy
ITV bosses enforced the quarantine though a number of had unfavorable leads to subsequent checks (inventory picture)Credit score: AFP or licensors
ITV say they’re simply following HMRC tips for freelance employees.
A spokesman for the broadcaster stated a strict “Covid administration plan” had prevented an outbreak from forcing the present off-air.
Hosts Ant and Dec and every of the celebrities have been tested for the virus every three days.
One crew member in isolation stated ‘it’s been troublesome to look at understanding how a lot Ant and Dec are getting paid’Credit score: Rex Options
Chiefs wished to make sure that they’d not picked up the bug from props or throughout trials.
A present supply stated: “As per authorities recommendation, if you happen to check optimistic, you will need to self-isolate instantly.
“ITV Studios follows all authorities and HMRC tips for illness fee in relation to Covid.”
Every of the celebrities are additionally examined for the virus each three daysCredit score: Rex Options
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