Usdaw statement on Morrisons proposal to change staff pension provision
31 January 2015
Morrisons has announced that they wish to consult on the closure of their existing career average pension schemes. The Company is also proposing to offer all affected employees membership of the existing Retirement Saver Plan.
Over 2,000 dedicated Tesco staff are devastated to hear that their store is set to close, says Usdaw
28 January 2015
Tesco has today identified the 43 stores that they intend to close, which leaves over 2,000 jobs at risk. The company statement and list of stores is below.
Scottish rep revisits history with great grandfather’s book
20 January 2015
Scottish rep Bob McHardy is revisiting history as he brings back to life the words, poems and songs of his great grandfather’s book Bonnie Montrose.
Violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers is still a big problem says Usdaw
19 January 2015
Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has today launched the results of Usdaw’s Freedom From Fear survey, which tracks the levels of violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers.
Are you one of the missing million who are not registered to vote?
16 January 2015
Reports today suggest that electoral registration reforms have lead to one million voters falling off the electoral roll. Areas with high proportions of students or residents renting their homes have seen substantial drops in registered voters.
Usdaw welcomes Labour’s promise to support carers, recognising their valuable contribution
14 January 2015
Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has welcomed today’s announcement by Liz Kendall MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Care and Older People, setting out the Party’s plans to improve support for England’s 5.4 million unpaid family carers.
Morrisons store closure proposal is devastating news for the staff affected says Usdaw
13 January 2015
Morrisons has today announced, alongside their Christmas trading figures, the intention to close 10 stores.
Usdaw urges Tesco to bring the staff with them on the journey to recovery
12 January 2015
Usdaw, the shopworkers’ trade union, has expressed deep concern about Tesco’s recovery plan which has left staff worried and unclear about their future. Usdaw is the main union at Tesco, representing over 180,000 staff in the UK business.
The Future of the Tesco Pension Scheme
09 January 2015
Tesco has announced that they wish to initiate a consultation with Usdaw regarding the closure of the Company defined benefit pension scheme to all staff.
Usdaw statement on Tesco's trading announcement
08 January 2015
Following today’s announcement by Dave Lewis, Chief Executive of Tesco, Usdaw has pledged to support and represent its members as Tesco embarks on its strategy to re-build and transform the business.