Covid France: ‘Social distancing dog tags’ spark worker row

A row has broken out in France after it emerged that a company is considering asking employees to wear electronic “dog tags”, which check that workers are not breaking physical distancing rules.

The “tags” are in fact small electronic boxes, which can be worn on the torso or on a lanyard around the neck. They check that wearers are not too close to each other, and let out a signal if the limit is breached - in a bid to force workers to stick to Covid-19 physical distancing...