Usdaw congratulates the newly elected Labour leadership team
12 September 2015
Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has congratulated Tom Watson and Jeremy Corbyn on their election to Labour’s leadership.
Usdaw congratulates Sadiq Khan on his selection as Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London
11 September 2015
Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has congratulated Sadiq Khan on his selection as Labour’s candidate for next year’s London mayoral election.
Morrisons proposed store closures are devastating news for the staff affected says Usdaw
10 September 2015
Morrisons has today announced, alongside their half-year trading figures, the proposal to close 11 stores.
Webhelp UK staff are shocked and outraged by the proposed closure of call centres in Aintree and Bolton
10 September 2015
Webhelp UK, who provide call centre services for Shop Direct, have announced that they intend to move their current operations at Aintree and Bolton to South Africa and Cardiff, which will result in the loss of over 700 jobs in the North West of England.
Morrisons announcement of the sale of M local convenience stores – Usdaw statement
09 September 2015
Morrisons has today announced the sale of its M local business to Mike Greene. Morrisons will retain four larger stores and a petrol station. The remainder will trade under the new brand of My Local, with 10 previously closed stores being reopened.
The Government case for Sunday shopping changes is confused and contradictory
18 August 2015
The shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has today met with Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) officials as part of the consultation process on devolving Sunday trading regulations to local authorities and elected mayors.
Are you or have you been a carer? Are you missing out on National Insurance Credits
14 August 2015
Minister for Pensions, Ros Altmann, is calling on all carers to check they are getting what they are entitled to – and urging everybody to spread the word to carers they may know.
Scammers exploiting Pension Annuity Reforms
10 August 2015
A report released last week from the Citizens Advice showed that fraudsters are bombarding the over-55s with cold calls and emails offering bogus pension opportunities as they look to exploit new retirement rules.
Keep Sunday special and reject Government trading law changes says Usdaw
05 August 2015
Shopworkers’ trade union leader John Hannett has called on all those who value Sundays to respond to the Government’s consultation, launched today, on the shop trading law changes announced in the Budget.
Usdaw nominates Andy Burnham and Caroline Flint
20 July 2015
The Executive Council of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers has this afternoon decided to nominate Andy Burnham for leader and Caroline Flint for deputy leader of the Labour Party.