Joanne McGuinness – Usdaw and Sata National Officer says: “This is a further big upheaval for the Morrisons store management team after the restructure in 2014/15. We will be entering into consultations with the company on behalf of our members affected by these changes, which the company proposes to implement in April.
“We are providing Sata members with the support, advice and representation they require through this process. Our priorities are to avoid redundancies and help our members stay employed within the business. We have secured from Morrisons a commitment to offer redeployment opportunities for all affected managers.”
Notes for editors:
Usdaw (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers) is the UK's fifth biggest and the fastest growing trade union with over 430,000 members. Membership has increased by more than 28% over the decade. Most Usdaw members work in the retail sector, but the union also has many members in transport, distribution, food manufacturing, chemicals and other trades.
Sata is the union’s Supervisory, Administrative and Technical Association which represents managers in Morrison’s.
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