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USDAW
« on: 09-09-09, 05:31AM »
take two cages onto the shop floor? not me i just faceandgo!(Administrator)

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #1 on: 13-08-17, 09:44AM »
yo, dunno if this is the right place to post this, but this website has a fairly good daily summary of union news. most of the stuff is pretty general and official, you don't get a real sense of what is happening on the ground - but the information might still be useful. stay tuned...
http://labourstart.org
the harder they come...

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #2 on: 09-01-18, 03:33AM »
Does USDAW work for Tesco? I am very confused of its independence!

Weed

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #3 on: 12-01-18, 02:09PM »
Has anyone else heard about a strike coming?

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #4 on: 12-01-18, 05:55PM »
Strike??? Not by USDAW for sure.
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Re: USDAW
« Reply #5 on: 13-01-18, 08:58AM »
Thought USDAW had a no strike agreement with Tesco.

Weed

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #6 on: 13-01-18, 09:57AM »
londoner83

I can't find any agreement.

Equalizer87

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #7 on: 13-01-18, 01:50PM »
They probably have on some official document somewhere in the "small print section".

But just look back at everything that's happened, where has USDAW actually been?? All the redundancy, changes to contracts etc,  they have simply fallen into line with what Tesco have wanted.

Any Union that gives away it's ability to strike (which I do believe USDAW has) cannot be doing anything in the best interests of its members.
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Re: USDAW
« Reply #8 on: 16-01-18, 10:49PM »
The snow strike is going ahead tomorrow morning.   :)

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #9 on: 16-01-18, 11:20PM »
Precisely, Equaliser, USDAW are toothless apart from making sure Tesco follow employment law and health and safety, etc.
Other than that which they are legally obliged to support they will lie down and take it up the backside for Tesco at the expense of their workers.
Ditch your subs and save yourself some money.
 

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #10 on: 16-01-18, 11:36PM »
The strike was going to be with Scotmeat not Tesco. 80% of Scotmeat USDAW members voted for strike over wages and still USDAW are are just going to talk not take action

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #11 on: 17-01-18, 07:09AM »
Usdaw can strike. Distribution especially can go out on strike. However it's the members who must vote. The union are only as strong as members. Not sure what store process is
 

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #12 on: 17-01-18, 02:35PM »
I had a laugh the other day, I got an email from Usdaw saying they don’t want to see people’s working rights being worse off after Brexit ! what a joke considering what they have done to Tesco employees !

Retrokid

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #13 on: 17-01-18, 04:13PM »
At end of day if companies want to make changes they will.
If companies make bad decisions workers pay price. Look at Carillon and those GMB members jobs sailing down the river
 

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #14 on: 17-01-18, 05:08PM »
Sometimes the changes at Tesco are not for the better though. Like the cap shelf's only being used for promo stock. This will create warehouse you can't get moving in and waste alot of time moving cages in and out and turning them upside down to fill one out of stock.

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Re: USDAW
« Reply #15 on: 17-01-18, 05:20PM »
Agree. Most decision Tesco make are totally wrong. Companies been streamlined to core for all the wrong reasons. Good people gone. A lot of bad (not all) left. What we are left with is a hierarchy who make crazy decisions but as long as they get their golden pay and inflated bonus they could not care less about the people below them. Yes union can raise voice more but if companies want to do things on the whole they will. L