Usdaw welcomes the opening of talks with administrators for BHS
27 April 2016
Administrators acting for BHS, Duff & Phelps, have now agreed to meet with the shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw to discuss the future of the business.
A bad week in retail just got worse as Austin Reed goes into administration, Government must act says Usdaw
26 April 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has reacted with dismay at news that another national retailer, Austin Reed, has gone into administration putting 1,200 jobs at risk in 100 stores and 50 concessions.
Usdaw delegates applaud justice for the Hillsborough 96
26 April 2016
Delegates at the annual conference of shopworkers trade union Usdaw greeted the verdict of the Hillsborourgh inquest with a standing ovation as the union’s General Secretary broke the news to the hall.
We welcome a meeting with BIS about the future of retail, but Sunday trading is off the table says Usdaw
26 April 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has welcomed the offer of a meeting with Anna Soubry, a Minister in the Government’s Business Department, but is disappointed that she continues to talk about Sunday trading.
BHS staff are devastated by news that the company has gone into administration says Usdaw
25 April 2016
Shopworkers' trade union leader John Hannett has responded to news that BHS has gone into administration.
Usdaw is very concerned about speculation over the future of BHS
24 April 2016
The shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw is very concerned about media speculation over the future of BHS, with some reporting that the retailer could file for administration as early as tomorrow (Monday 25 April), threatening 11,000 jobs.
Usdaw scoops best safety campaign award from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust
22 March 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has won an award from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust for their Freedom from Fear campaign, recognising the union’s achievements in improving personal safety.
The Chancellor has missed a chance to undo his income cuts for low-paid workers says Usdaw
16 March 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett is disappointed that the Chancellor has not used today’s budget to reverse attacks on the incomes of low-paid working people who are struggling to make ends meet and still face severe cuts when they are forced on to Universal Credit.
Usdaw tribunal win for former Haldanes staff but injustice continues for workers in small stores
15 March 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has won a full 90 day protective award for their members who worked for Haldanes after they bought 21 Somerfield stores and 5 Co-op stores between November 2009 and April 2010 and closed them just over a year later in June 2011, resulting in around 600 job losses.
Usdaw warns the Chancellor not to hit low-paid working people again in this week’s Budget
14 March 2016
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has today called on the Chancellor not to attack the incomes of low-paid working people who are struggling to make ends meet and still face severe cuts when they are forced on to Universal Credit.