Tag: Usdaw

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Landmark retailer protection law comes into force in Scotland

Retail workers in Scotland are now better protected as the new Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods...

Lorries
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Longer hours for lorry drivers to ease stock shortages

The government has announced that the number of hours HGV drivers can legally spend behind the wheel will...

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Usdaw secures Ne’er Day trading consultation

Retail trade union Usdaw has secured a commitment from the Scottish Government to consult on large stores closing...

Paddy Lillis
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Reinstate full lockdown safety measures in stores, says Usdaw

Usdaw has been “inundated” with complaints from its members deeply concerned about their safety because of customers ignoring...

Paddy Lillis
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Make shopworker jabs a priority, demands Usdaw

As Britain enters another period of lockdown amid soaring levels of coronavirus infections, Usdaw has called on the...

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...

Rishi Sunak
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Chancellor upsets everyone with Living Wage rise

Chancellor Rishi Sunak (pictured) announced a rise in the National Living Wage from £8.72 to £8.91 an hour...

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...

Paddy Lillis
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‘Real’ Living Wage rate rises

The Living Wage Foundation has announced a new rate of £9.50 per hour for the ‘real’ Living Wage....