Tag: crime

Daniel Johnson
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Holyrood passes shopworker protection law

The Scottish Parliament has today (19 January 2021) voted to make it a specific offence to assault a...

House of Commons
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Shopworkers petition hits 100k mark

Usdaw’s parliamentary petition that seeks to protect retail staff from violence, threats and abuse has collected the 100,000...

Houses of Parliament
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Government spurns shopworker protection legislation

The UK Government has again rejected a specific new law to protect shopworkers from assault. Responding to questions...

Daniel Johnson
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Shopworkers’ Protection Bill clears second Holyrood hurdle

The Scottish Parliament has today (17 November 2020) voted to support key proposed legislation that will make it...

Paddy Lillis
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Three-quarters of shopworkers say abuse has got worse during pandemic

Retail trade union Usdaw has today (16 November 2020) launched Respect for Shopworkers Week with shocking statistics from...

Daniel Johnson
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Scottish Government backs Shopworker Protection Bill

In a rare bit of positive news from Holyrood, the Scottish Government has backed Daniel Johnson’s Shopworkers Protection...

Scottish Parliament
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Shopworker protection law passes key Holyrood vote

The proposed Protection of Workers Bill cleared a crucial hurdle in the Scottish Parliament today (24 September) when...

Daniel Johnson
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Scottish Government backs proposed shopworker protection laws

The Scottish Government has thrown its weight behind proposed new legislation that would give shopworkers greater protection from...

Helen Dickinson
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MPs urged to support tougher action on assaults of retail staff

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has added its voice to the growing clamour to stiffen up legislation to...

Paddy Lillis
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Usdaw leader launches shopworker protection petition

In response to continued growing assaults, threats and abuse against shopworkers and the doubling of such incidents during...