A delivery driver is believed to be the first worker in Britain sacked for refusing to wear a face mask during the pandemic - inside his lorry.
Deimantas Kubilius was fired following the incident two months into the first national lockdown in 2020. The driver 'dug his heels in' when he arrived to make a delivery at a Tate and Lyle sugar refinery and ignored their requests for him to put on a mask in the cab of his HGV as part of their new Covid-19 rules.
Bosses at the site were concerned he could pass on the virus while speaking out of the window. But Mr Kubilius argued that 'my cab is my home' and refused to comply.Read more on mirror.co.uk