Thursday, June 24, 2021
Tesco Usdaw Livingston distribution centre

Tesco to challenge court’s ban on “fire and rehire” strategy

Tesco is planning to challenge a court’s decision after union bosses won a case against its “fire and rehire” strategy.
VF Corp Steve Rendle Council to Advance Racial Equity

VF Corp to advance racial equity across business

VF Corp is set to launch a series of initiatives to advance racial equity across its business, which will affect how the company will hire, promote and pay workers as well as intend to shift its culture.
H&M Natchi Apparels Eastman Exports

H&M probes abuse at Indian factory after female worker’s death

H&M is reportedly under scrutiny after the death of a female employee emerged following reports of sexual harassment at a supplier’s factory in southern India.
M&S Marks & Spencer Caroline Bunce

M&S offers online learning resources as schools remain shut

Marks & Spencer has launched a series of online learning resources in an effort to expand learning to parents, carers and teachers of primary and secondary-aged children as schools in the UK remain shut.
Co-op crime covid-19 pandemic face masks social distancing Jo Whitfield

Shopworkers face abuse from non-mask wearers as crime rises 140%, Co-op says

Supermarket staff are reportedly facing increased levels of violence as customers vent their anger over the tightened enforcement of face coverings.
Living Wage Foundation Citizens UK

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons staff earn below “real living wage”

New research has found that 45 per cent of all workers at UK supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Ocado were paid less than the "real living wage" in April 2020.
Tesco national minimum wage equal pay

Tesco named and shamed for underpaying 78,000 workers

Tesco has been named and shamed by the government after topping a list of firms who have failed to pay workers the minimum wage.
Fujitsu teams up with Zippin to offer check-out free technology

M&S announces retail’s first data technician apprenticeship

Marks & Spencer will this week launch a new Data Technician course, aiming to make data training more accessible to staff.
Lush WPUK Woman’s Place UK

Lush hands anti-trans group £3000 grant

Lush has reportedly admitted it has given a £3000 grant to anti-trans pressure group Woman’s Place UK (WPUK).
Sainsbury’s distribution centre Unite union pay dispute

Sainsbury’s faces drivers’ strike after “point blank refusing” to discuss pay dispute

Sainsbury’s has been faced with a pay dispute involving staff at its Waltham Abbey distribution centre in Essex, which could affect supply to stores in London and the south east.

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