Reports and Campaigns
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10 October 2012
Tesco drivers in Doncaster have been given three months notice by their new employer ESL, with no promise that they will be re-employed
11 May 2012
As public sector workers fight to defend their pensions by inspiringly taking strike action, one large private sector employer has managed to waive through pension changes without so much as a whimper from the shopworkers' union Usdaw
11 April 2012
I went on the government's workfare scheme out of sheer desperation, having been unemployed for over two years. My dad took early retirement so I had to start bringing more money in, writes a supermarket worker.
4 August 2010
A DAMNING report was issued recently by the charity ActionAid on the "deplorable" pay and working conditions of Bangladeshi factory workers employed by British supermarket Asda - a subsidiary of US conglomerate Wal-Mart which makes £45 million a day in profit...
22 April 2009
SUPERMARKET GIANT Tesco declared profits for 2008-09 of £3.1 billion, an all-time record for a UK retailer and 10% up on the company's previous year's profit...
4 October 2007
"WE REQUIRE you to work Christmas Day and Boxing Day this year. Other companies are doing it and we have to compete with them". "We need to extend our...
7 June 2007
What's facing young people today?: YOUNG PEOPLE today are more likely to be regarded by the government and the bosses' press as a threat and a nuisance, rather than the next generation that needs encouragement and development...
13 July 2006
Organising a fightback at Somerfield: A YOUNG shopworker, a member of USDAW and a shop steward, recently spoke to the socialist about organising in his workplace. Supermarket chain Somerfield was taken over by a consortium involving Barclay's Bank last year...
1 June 2006
TESCO HAS given its chief executive, Sir Terry Leahy, a pay rise of almost 25%. He took away almost £4 million in salary, bonus and other benefits for the year to 25 February, against £3.2 million the year before. Leahy was also...
29 September 2005
SUPERMARKET CHAIN Morrison's was a company in crisis, even before they started antagonising their workforce. Head hunters are apparently looking for a replacement for Bob Stott, the 62 year-old Chief Executive, as the company's performance continues, writes Andy Ford.
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