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Update 26-3-2020

Posted: 27th March 2020

Dear Member,

As is often said at the moment, we are living in unprecedented times. Trying to contain Coronavirus has led to drastic, but necessary measures to try to halt its spread. Retail and Distribution workers are on the frontline and the GMB wants to ensure that members health, safety and welfare is protected. We…

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Posted: 27th March 2020

Hi All,

Just a friendly reminder to keep your distance.

We as individuals manage our social distancing. DC2 productivity is not being managed at this time as the leadership have confirmed that they are taking into account social distancing requirements. If you have to keep your distance and wait to do a task when safe…

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Wilko scraps plan to slash sick pay following GMB campaign

Posted: 27th March 2020

https://www.gmb.org.uk/news/wilko-scraps-plan-slash-sick-pay-following-gmb-campaign

At these unprecedented times, we all need to work together says GMB Union

Wilko has scrapped a plan to slash sick pay for tens of thousands of workers after a GMB campaign.

The company had planned to cut sick pay entitlement for every member of staff in stores and distribution centres, enforcing no company…

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W21 Branch Priority Update 21-3-2020

Posted: 23rd March 2020

W21 Branch Priority Update 21-3-2020

DC2 and Retail staff update

The government announced that schools will close from Friday 20th March until further notice for all but pupils whose families are ‘key workers’ and vulnerable groups.

As a retailer we are currently working to the current Government guidance that our work is critical to the…

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Government Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision

Posted: 20th March 2020

Government Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision

Published 19 March 2020

As a country, we all need to do what we can to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

That is why the government has given clear guidance on self-isolation, household isolation and social distancing.

And the most recent…

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