Sports Direct worker ‘too scared to call in sick’ is left paralysed by blood clot

The lovely wibbly wobbly old lady

Reposted from Mansfield and Ashfield CHAD (local newspaper)

… and no body from Sports Direct was available for comment … I wonder why that was.

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A Sports Direct warehouse worker who feared he could lose his job by ringing in sick, later collapsed at work with a blood clot on his brain.

Guntars Zarins (52) did not want to take time off in case he received a ‘strike’ against his name, according to his daughter, Liga.

He is now in Queen’s Medical Centre recovering from a live-saving operation to drain the blood from his brain.

He has been brought out of a coma, but is paralysed. His family face an agonising wait to see if he will improve.

Guntars, who works on a zero-hour contract, came to Mansfield from Latvia four years ago and works six days a week at the main Shirebrook depot. In the days leading…

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