RGDATA calls for more supports for retailers to deal with anti-mask abuse
RGDATA has urged Government to amend the Mandatory Mask regulations to provide more support for shop owners and their staff when dealing with abusive anti-maskers in their stores.
RGDATA has suggested amendments to the Statutory Instrument to include specific penalties for people who abuse retail staff when they are asked to comply with Covid-19 safety measures. Click here to read the letter to Government. RGDATA Director General Tara Buckley did an interview on Galway Talks to highlight the issue and call for more stringent measures to support retailers and their staff. Jim Kenny from Centra Blackrock went on RTE’s Liveline to highlight an incident in his store.