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Usdaw urges shoppers to respect shop staff and follow guidelines during second lockdown

As the nation enters a second national lockdown, shopworkers’ union Usdaw have called on shoppers to respect shop staff and follow the guidelines while they shop. In a ...
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Rishi Sunak MP
TUC Unite USDAW

Unions respond to the extension of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Trade unions have responded to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement today of the government’s extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Chancellor Rishi Sunak today confirmed that the ...
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Rishi Sunak Winter Economy Plan
Bectu GMB PCS UNISON Unite USDAW

Unions respond to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan

With the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme due to end on 31 October, the Chancellor today announced further economic measures to support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Trade ...
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GMB TUC UNISON Unite USDAW

Unions warn test-and-trace will fail unless government pays wages of those forced into self-isolation

Trade unions and regional mayors have called on the government to subsidise the wages of people told to self-isolate under the test-and-trace system, saying that statutory sick pay ...
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Usdaw urges government to work with retailers to agree advice on face masks in shops

The union is concerned that health secretary Matt Hancock has not confirmed that the government will seek to engage with them and retailers on providing detailed guidance for ...
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Usdaw voices opposition to proposed change to two-metre social distancing rule

The shopworkers’ union says the government’s proposed reduction of the two-metre social distancing rule could be “disastrous” for its members. Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw has voiced its opposition ...
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Usdaw urges shoppers to “respect shopworkers”, as non-essential shops are allowed to reopen

As many shops reopen to customers today, shopworkers union Usdaw has called on shoppers to respect retail staff following a rise in reports of abuse during the coronavirus ...
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New Usdaw survey reveals shocking rise in abuse of retail workers

Usdaw have called for urgent government action after a shock survey revealed a rise in verbal and physical abuse of retail workers during the coronavirus crisis – with ...
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Unite USDAW

Unions react to Government’s plans to pay workers’ wages

Unite’s Howard Beckett lead the reactions of trade unions to the Chancellor’s announcement that the government will pay 80% of workers’ wages in the fight against the coronavirus ...
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Rishi Sunak MP
GMB NEU PCS UNISON USDAW

What the unions made of this week’s Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed his first Budget this week – amid a backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak, issues concerning Statutory Sick Pay, an interest rate drop and low ...
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