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.
New Year greetings from Usdaw
30 December 2014
I would like to wish you and your family health, hope and happiness for the coming year.
The closure of the Westwick Heinz factory in Norfolk is devastating news says Usdaw
20 December 2014
David Gill - Usdaw National Officer says:
"Confirmation of the closure is devastating news for our members, their families and the wider community, particularly just before Christmas.
Mr X and the Missing £370,000
18 December 2014
The Pensions Ombudsman recently published a case that relates to "pension liberation" or "pension scams".
Open letter from Usdaw calling for respect for shopworkers ahead of the last weekend before Christmas
16 December 2014
I would like to wish your readers a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. For many this is always an exciting time, but we know it can be frantic trying to get everything ready for the big day.