Chain’s former owners ‘played monopoly with workers’ lives’
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Usdaw survey shows one in 10 retail workers are assaulted while on the job
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
- Philip Green apologises to 11,000 workers while being grilled by MPs over BHS collapse
- Retail union Usdaw says many serious questions still need answering by tycoon
Thursday 16th Jun 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
NEWS of the Hillsborough “unlawful killing” verdict was greeted with a standing ovation for the jury at the annual delegate meeting of shop workers’ union Usdaw in Blackpool yesterday.
General secretary John Hannett broke the news at the town’s Winter Gardens...
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Usdaw’s John Hannett says the news is ‘devastating’ for 11,000 workers
Tuesday 26th Apr 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
A “DIGITAL revolution” in shopping could wipe out 900,000 jobs in the next 10 years, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) warned yesterday.
The body representing industry bosses claimed the growing trend towards online shopping, coupled with the introduction of a...
Tuesday 1st Mar 2016
SHOP workers expressed fears yesterday over the new 5p charge for carrier bags, warning that it could anger customers and lead to attacks.
A survey by shop workers’ union Usdaw revealed that more than 56 per cent were abused verbally over the last year, one-third were threatened,...
Tuesday 6th Oct 2015
UNIONS condemned the Chancellor’s plans to allow superstores to extend Sunday opening hours yesterday, warning that more work would encroach on workers’ family lives and free time.
In his “emergency” Budget today, George Osborne will outline proposals to be...
Wednesday 8th Jul 2015
STAFF at Aldi and Lidl supermarkets are “scared” they will be sacked for joining a trade union, Usdaw general secretary John Hannett said yesterday.
Mr Hannett named and shamed the budget shopping giants for refusing to recognise the union, which represents thousands of...
Tuesday 28th Apr 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
BRITAIN’S fourth-biggest trade union backed the legalisation of prostitution yesterday.
The policy was passed by delegates at Usdaw’s conference in Blackpool against the wishes of the union’s leaders.
General secretary John Hannett spoke against the motion...