Usdaw and retailers call on the Government to legislate to protect shop workers from violence threats and abuse

Retail trade union leader Paddy Lillis has welcomed the support of retail employers and their representative bodies for legislation to protect shopworkers from violence. Tomorrow (25 September 2020) the Assaults on Retail Workers (Offences) Bill, promoted by Alex Norris MP (Labour/Co-op, Nottingham North) is timetabled for its second reading in the House of Commons.

New law to protect Scottish shopworkers from violence and abuse progresses – Usdaw welcomes the support of MSPs

Retail trade union Usdaw welcomes today's Scottish Parliament stage one unanimous vote for a new law to protect shop workers from abuse, allowing the Bill to go to detailed scrutiny in committee. The Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods and Services) (Scotland) Bill is promoted by Daniel Johnson MSP.