Worrying 21% increase in shoplifting - Usdaw calls for retail crime to be taken seriously
21 July 2022
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw is deeply concerned by today’s police recorded crime statistics showing that in the 12 months to March 2022 there was a 21% increase in shoplifting over the previous year. While there has been an 11% decrease over the last decade, today’s increase is a worrying reversal of the recent downward trend.
Usdaw and Tesco sign a new and updated recognition and collective bargaining agreement
21 July 2022
Usdaw General Secretary Paddy Lillis and Tesco Chief People Officer Emma Taylor have this week signed a renewed and improved partnership agreement, which is the largest private sector collective bargaining agreement in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.
RPI inflation hits 11.8% - Usdaw demands immediate action from Government
20 July 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw is again calling on the Government to take immediate action to tackle the cost of living crisis, as inflation continues to grow and wages are devalued by rising prices.
Stay cool as temperatures rise - workers need extra protection from the hot weather says Usdaw
15 July 2022
As the mercury rises, with the Met Office warning of record temperatures next week, retail trade union Usdaw is calling for a legal maximum workplace temperature to protect workers’ health and safety.
Court of Appeal reverses High Court decision on Tesco ‘fire and rehire’ – Usdaw will fight on
15 July 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw and leading law firm Thompsons have expressed their disappointment at a Court of Appeal judgment today, which reversed a High Court decision on the issue of ‘fire and rehire’ at Tesco.
Government failure to tackle insecure employment slammed by Usdaw on the fifth anniversary of the Taylor review
11 July 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw has today criticised the Government for their failure to tackle insecure employment, leaving millions of worker in poverty.
Durham Miners' Gala: Usdaw GS praises the contribution of key workers in his Durham Cathedral address
09 July 2022
Shopworkers’ trade union leader Paddy Lillis has praised the efforts of key workers’ in getting us through the pandemic and their continued crucial role in helping to keep the country and our communities functioning. Also thanking trade union workplace reps for everything they do to help keep essential workers safe and supported.
PM resigning but chaos cannot continue until Autumn - Usdaw says that working people need a government that will tackle the cost of living crisis now
07 July 2022
Retail trade union is calling for an election to deliver a government that will tackle the cost of living crisis and deliver a new deal for workers now that Boris Johnson has indicated that he is resigning as Prime Minister.
TUC LGBT+ Workers’ Conference 2022: Usdaw seeks support for non-binary workers
29 June 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw has a delegation of members, reps and officials attending the Trades Union Congress (TUC) annual lesbian gay bisexual transgender plus (LGBT+) conference, taking place this week at Congress House in London.
Institute of Customer Service survey confirms Usdaw findings on the scale of abuse of shopworkers
28 June 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw is calling for more action to ensure that abuse, threats and violence against shopworkers are taken seriously after another survey shows that incidents are on the increase.