West Midlands Labour MPs support Usdaw's campaign against longer Sunday trading hours
17 June 2020
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed the support of West Midlands Labour MPs in opposing Government plans to deregulate Sunday trading and supporting the current long-standing compromise.
Usdaw welcomes the Labour candidate for West Midlands PCC speaking out on abuse of shopworkers
16 June 2020
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed the support of Labour’s candidate for West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Simon Foster, for shopworkers facing violence, threats and abuse for simply doing their job.
Respect shopworkers says Usdaw, as shops are allowed to reopen if it is safe to do so
12 June 2020
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw is urging customers to respect staff and employers to ensure safety in stores, as shops are allowed to reopen, if safe to do so.
Derbyshire PCC's stance on abuse of shopworkers is welcomed by Usdaw
08 June 2020
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has welcomed confirmation from Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Hardyal Dhindsa, that he is standing strong against abuse of shopworkers.
Sunday trading deregulation would be a slap in the face for key workers says Usdaw
06 June 2020
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis, Usdaw General Secretary, has today written to Business Secretary Alok Sharma condemning the Government for not responding to the union’s concerns about Sunday trading deregulation and failing to provide a proper strategy to help the retail industry.
Sunday trading deregulation call rejected by Usdaw
06 June 2020
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has rejected a misguided call for 24-hour shopping on Sundays, after it is reported that the Government is considering suspending Sunday trading laws.
Usdaw supports a Labour Unions joint statement on Black Lives Matter
04 June 2020
Retail trade union Usdaw has added their support to the joint statement by the unions affiliated to the Labour Party, honouring the life of George Floyd, speaking out against racist violence and committing to redouble the efforts to fight racism.
Usdaw looks beyond the Coronavirus emergency with a call for a new deal for workers and the retail industry
01 June 2020
Retail trade union Usdaw has responded to the BEIS Select Committee enquiry into the impact of the Coronavirus emergency with a call for a new deal for the workers, who for many years have been undervalued, and a new deal for the already crisis hit retail industry.
50 years on from the Equal Pay Act and there is still much more to do on closing the gender pay gap says Usdaw
29 May 2020
Retail trade union Usdaw is marking today’s 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act 1970 with a call for a new deal for workers including action on closing the gender pay gap. Usdaw has launched a ‘New Deal for Workers’ campaign, which seeks better pay and rights, with fair treatment and equality for all workers.
While you’re looking after the shop, who is looking after you? There’s never been a more important time to join Usdaw
27 May 2020
As more shops are set to open in the coming weeks, retail trade union Usdaw is urging workers across the sector to join the union for greater protection.