Freedom From Fear

Freedom From Fear
Freedom From Fear

Every minute of the working day a shopworker is verbally abused, threatened with violence or physically attacked.

Have you been a victim in the workplace?

About Freedom From Fear

Usdaw’s Freedom From Fear Campaign seeks to prevent violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers.

It has four main aims to:

  • Negotiate with employers for safety and security improvements in stores.
  • Campaign for Government to ensure that their policies and actions help tackle retail crime and anti-social behaviour in shopping areas.
  • Raise awareness with the shopping public that violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers is unacceptable behaviour.
  • Give shopworkers the confidence to speak out and not accept abuse as just a part of the job.

How this helps you

Since the campaign launched in 2002 we have gained the support of major retail employers to make shops safer for all staff and customers.
 

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