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USDAWUnion of Shop, Distribution and Allied Workers
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Usdaw divisional officer Mike Aylward said: "Our members are on the floor after hearing the truth about this morally bankrupt decision to close Aintree and Bolton.
Mrs Cox said: "It's sad to think in this day and age that this sort of campaign would be necessary, but unfortunately it is and I hope the government will listen carefully to what Usdaw members are saying and take steps to protect retail workers from abuse.
Usdaw deputy general secretary Paddy Lillis said, "It's great to see our members in Middlesbrough benefiting from this new learning centre.
Usdaw divisional officer for South Wales, Gloucester and the West Country, Nick Ireland, says: "We have used Leo Abse and Cohen as our solicitors for 15 years in Wales, and the opening of a new office in Exeter has made it possible for us to also give the company our work for that region.
Usdaw is also lobbying the Government for stronger measures against people convicted of attacking shop workers.
Usdaw national officer John Gorle said: "We are disgusted with the actions of PricewaterhouseCoopers, who made hundreds of hard-working staff redundant at the drop of a hat, despite the legal requirement they engage in at least 90 days' consultation with staff and their representatives.
John Gorle, Usdaw national officer, said: "We believe there were serious legal breaches by the administrator, Deloitte, who failed to provide the union with essential information and failed to consult in a meaningful way.
UK retail union Usdaw is launching a new website aimed at explaining how pensions work for British shopworkers.
Whereas, in just one example, USDAW say a Tesco driver won pounds 10,000 for an attack by a customer's dog.
As part of our campaign, called Freedom From Fear, Usdaw has organised a Respect for Shopworkers Week, which runs from July 5 to 11, 2004.
With the fight being over for Woolworths and Ethel Austin workers, Usdaw is now turning its attention to seeking a change in the law to protect future redundant workers from suffering the same injustice.
Shopworkers union Usdaw will represent former Woolworths and W Ethel Austin workers some from Huddersfield when their case is heard this afternoon at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg.