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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It proposed closing its operation in Newtown at the end of June, but after talks with Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) and local MP Lembit Opik it extended the period.
Usdaw (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers), which represents 700 of more than 3,000 workers affected nationwide, described the news as a "terrible blow".
USDAW - the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers - is running a Respect for Shopworkers week starting on Monday.
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is taking a stand against this rising tide of attacks, threats and abuse.
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) is taking a stand against this rising tide of attacks, threats and abuse.
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) report also reveals how 47 per cent of staff have taken time off as a result of violence and 41 per cent are quitting their jobs because of the fear of violence or abuse.
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. The American Bar, snack bar and billiard room will re-open next Monday and the rest of the hotel is expected to re-open 'in the very early part of September.'
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.
You can call your MP on 0207 219 3000 or email them from http://findyourmp.parliament.uk/ * John Hannett General Secretary of Usdaw (the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers)
Usdaw (the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers) and Unite have started moves which could see workers made redundant by Northumberland Foods at Amble given up to eight weeks' pay.
USDAW (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers), national officer, John Gorle said: "We are now seeking urgent talks with the administrators to work out the best way to support and assist our membership in this difficult situation."
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