Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers


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Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

a UK TRADE UNION for retail employees with over 300,000 members. The UK's sixth largest union.
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The official strike of 150 waiters, waitresses and domestic staff which began at the Grand Hotel, in Birmingham, on August 1 ended yesterday after an agreement was reached between management and the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers.
It received pounds 840,275 from the Unite union, pounds 429,558 from the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, and pounds 313,863 from GMB union.
Last night, the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers said they planned to appeal to a government scheme to try to get some compensation for the workforce.
Since 2002, the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) has been running a Freedom from Fear campaign aiming to prevent violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers.
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is threatening a strike unless its 3,000 shopworker members in the West Midlands get a three-day consecutive Christmas break.
Local members of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) will take part in Respect for Shopworkers Day tomorrow
The praise--from the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw)--comes despite grumbling from disaffected employees on an internet forum for Morrisons workers.
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), which represents Walkers' staff, are now offering pensions advice to worried workers.
50 Years Ago About 200 waiters and waitresses and members of the kitchen and housekeeping staff at the Grand Hotel, Birmingham, went on strike last night, with the approval of the national executive of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers.
The company wants to close the plant by mid-2004 but USDAW - the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers - is battling to reverse the decision.
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce has been holding talks with Grant Thornton and the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) to try to save jobs and secure the future of the factories.
But staff at the sprawling site in Prologis Park are angry over what they see as an infringement of their civil liberties, and are angry that the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) is doing little to help.
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