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.
Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Wales, a 17-day firebreak was implemented to help bring Coronavirus under control, this came into effect on 23 October.
Usdaw welcomes Labour Party leader Kier Starmer's commitment to implementing the Equality and Human Rights Commission's (ECHR) recommendations.
Usdaw is backing Bradford Council leader Susan Hinchcliffe to be the Labour candidate in the first West Yorkshire Mayoral election.