Usdaw joins the ITUC global day of solidarity with Ukraine
15 March 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw is joining with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) on a global day of solidarity with Ukraine.
Young Workers' Week: Usdaw activists focus on mental health at over 180 events across the UK
14 March 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw has today launched their Young Workers’ Week, an opportunity for union reps and activists to reach out to young workers and share the campaigning work that Usdaw does. It runs from 14 - 20 March and this year’s focus is mental health in the workplace.
Usdaw Regional Secretary highlights Welsh Labour achievements ahead of local elections, as we look beyond the pandemic
12 March 2022
Usdaw Regional Secretary Nick Ireland is chairing the Welsh Labour Conference in Llandudno this weekend. His keynote address celebrated key workers who deliver essential services, praised the First Minister’s response to the pandemic, highlighted Labour achievements in government and looked forward to a successful local election campaign.
Welsh Labour Conference 2022: Usdaw calls for a retail recovery plan to help save our shops
11 March 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw has a delegation of members and officials attending the Welsh Labour Conference in Llandudno this weekend. Usdaw will be raising its deep concern at the growing crisis facing the retail sector in Wales.
TUC Women's Conference 2022: Usdaw tackles the impact of automation and the failures of flexible working
09 March 2022
This week Usdaw delegates will be participating with hundreds of other trade union activists in the online TUC Women’s Conference, 9-11 March, to promote equality and fight discrimination. This year Usdaw is raising concerns about the impact of automation on women’s work and how flexible working is failing working women.
Boohoo's 'Agenda for Change' disappointingly remains a ‘work in progress’ and the company still refuses to engage with Usdaw
08 March 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw represents workers at Boohoo’s warehouse and call centre in Burnley along with the head office in Manchester, but the company continues to refuse to recognise the union, leaving staff without a real voice at work.
ACS Crime Report 2022 confirms Usdaw's findings that 9 in 10 shopworkers suffered verbal abuse last year
08 March 2022
Leading retail trade body the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has today published their annual crime report, which confirms Usdaw’s findings of the scale of violence, threats and abuse faced by shopworkers.
International Women's Day 2022: Usdaw continues the campaign for equality, with a focus on closing the pension gap
08 March 2022
Usdaw is marking today’s International Women’s Day (IWD22) by continuing to campaign for equality and to keeping women’s equality high on the union’s negotiating, organising and political agendas. This year the Usdaw theme for IWD22 is focussed on pension inequality.
Scottish Labour Conference: Usdaw calls for action to tackle the deepening cost of living crisis
04 March 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw has a delegation attending this year’s Scottish Labour Spring Conference and is calling for action to tackle the deepening cost of living crisis facing working people in Scotland. The conference runs from Friday 4th - Sunday 6th March 2022 and takes place at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
Abuse, threats and violence against shopworkers remain high, confidence in reporting incidents is low - Usdaw annual survey results published
03 March 2022
Retail trade union Usdaw has today published shocking statistics from their annual survey of nearly 3,500 retail staff, which show that in the last twelve months: