Usdaw has expressed deep disappointment about the response of the Skills Minister to today's House of Commons Westminster Hall debate about the decision of the Government to end the Union Learning Fund, which delivers access to lifelong learning for around 200,000 workers each year.
Shopworkers' trade union Usdaw welcomes protection of shopworkers legislation passing stage two in the Scottish Parliament, which would make it a specific offence to abuse, threaten or assault a shopworker.
Retail trade union Usdaw has today launched Respect for Shopworkers Week with shocking statistics from their annual survey. Interim results from over 2,000 retail staff show that so far this year:
Usdaw, the trade union for staff at BCM Ltd is to ballot members on industrial action in a year-long pay dispute with BCM Ltd, which is part of the Fareva group and is based at the Boots site in Beeston, Nottinghamshire.
Retail trade union leader Paddy Lillis has welcomed today's increase in Living Wage rates, as set by the Living Wage Foundation, and continues to call for at least £10 per hour for workers of all ages.
Retail trade union Usdaw has welcomed London Assembly support for the union's Freedom From Fear campaign, which seeks to prevent violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers.
Retail trade union Usdaw is disappointed that the Chancellor hasn't taken the opportunity to ensure the lowest paid workers don't pay the price for a second lockdown in England, as he today announced a necessary extension of the Job Retention Scheme to the end of March next year.
Shopworkers' trade union Usdaw is to enter into consultation meetings with Sainsbury's/Argos management over their proposed restructuring.
Retail trade union Usdaw is calling on customers to follow the rules and respect shopworkers, as the second lockdown starts today in England, and is highlighting five simple steps to encourage considerate shopping:
Shopworkers' trade union leader Paddy Lillis has called on the Prime Minister to use today's statement to the House of Commons to set out measures to support the retail industry through a second lockdown.