Liz Kendall tells Usdaw - Labour will create an economy for thriving businesses and workplace fairness
09 February 2015
Liz Kendall, Labour MP and shadow Minister, today gave a keynote speech to the Usdaw National Political Conference in Manchester.
Usdaw disappointed that a European Court initial opinion goes against Woolworths and Ethel Austin workers
05 February 2015
Advocate General Wahl of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has today published an opinion on Usdaw’s case for Woolworths and Ethel Austin members in stores of less than 20 employees to be included in the protective awards against both companies.
Update on the Tesco store closures from Usdaw
03 February 2015
Last week Tesco identified the 43 stores that they intend to close, which leaves over 2,000 jobs at risk.
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.