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Walmart staff file gender discrimination case

Almost 100 women in the US have filed a gender discrimination claim against retail giant Walmart, alleging they have been...

Morrisons faces fresh equal pay claim

14 Feb 2019

“Thousands” of current and former Morrisons shop floor staff are claimed to be in the process of bringing an equal...

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Jobs under threat as market woes strike NPower and Oddbins

1 Feb 2019

Energy giant Npower, one of the UK’s six largest energy providers, has announced plans to cut 900 jobs.
The Swindon-based...

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Court of Appeal: Asda workers can proceed with equal pay claims

31 Jan 2019

The Court of Appeal has ruled that Asda store workers can compare themselves to warehouse workers in their long-running equal...

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Tesco ends speculation and announces job cuts of 4,500-plus

28 Jan 2019

Tesco has announced changes that will impact 9,000 staff, as it continues its “turnaround” strategy to reduce costs in response...

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Tesco faces unfair dismissal claim after fraud case acquittal

25 Jan 2019

Tesco is to be sued for unfair dismissal by a former executive who last month was cleared of false accounting...

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Retail jobs threat continues as Patisserie Valerie collapses

23 Jan 2019

Around 900 staff are expected to be made redundant at Patisserie Valerie, as a rescue deal failed to save the...

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Low Pay Commission hails effect of national living wage rises

27 Nov 2018

Up to five million workers this year saw their pay rise after increases to the national living wage (NLW) were...

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Sir Philip Green named as businessman in sexual and racial harassment scandal

25 Oct 2018

Billionaire named as the man at the centre of the "British #MeToo" scandal...

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Asda awaits latest judgment in equal pay case

12 Oct 2018

An appeals court hearing concludes today in another episode of the long-running Asda supermarket equal pay case.
The three-day hearing...

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Amazon increases minimum pay above voluntary Living Wage

2 Oct 2018

Amazon is to increase its minimum wage in excess of the level recommended by the Living Wage Foundation for almost...

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Thousands of Tesco staff join new equal pay claim

1 Oct 2018

More than 8,000 workers have signed up to a new equal pay claim being brought against Tesco, which has been...

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Record number of workers on national minimum wage being underpaid

24 Sep 2018

HM Revenue and Customs identified a record £15.6m in national minimum wage underpayment in 2017/18.
More than 200,000 workers were...

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Homebase rescued but 1,500 jobs face axe

31 Aug 2018

Homebase creditors have voted in favour of a company voluntary agreement (CVA) that will see 42 of its branches closing...

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House of Fraser rescue deal collapses with 17,000 jobs at stake

3 Aug 2018

A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down as investor pulls out...

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