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WILKO PAY TALKS UPDATE

Posted: 29th March 2021

Bulletin: Issue 29 March 2021

WILKO PAY TALKS UPDATE

FAO ALL WILKO EMPLOYEES

 

Your GMB negotiating committee have met with Wilko on two occasions to discuss the 2020 GMB pay claim.

The meetings have been positive and we are hopeful of reaching an offer that we can recommend to our members.

As we start…

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Tell Wilko: don’t cut your sick pay

Posted: 15th March 2021

Tell Wilko: don’t cut your sick pay

Wilko workers have grafted throughout this pandemic – putting themselves and their families at risk to keep stores open.

Along with other retail workers, they’ve had to deal with a lack of social distancing, increased threats and abuse from customers.

Wilko should be rewarding their commitment – but…

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*DC2 UPDATE* Team member poll March 2021

Posted: 15th March 2021

*DC2 UPDATE*

Team member poll March 2021

Wilko has chosen to exempt the distribution centres from the first team member poll of 2021 whilst allowing retail, support centre (head office) and wilko worldwide to take part.

They argued that they didn’t email the DC staff the poll because of Covid. We believe this was a…

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GMB has informed Wilko that if these draconian measures go ahead, they face a ballot for industrial action

Posted: 1st February 2021

GMB has informed Wilko that if these draconian measures go ahead, they face a ballot for industrial action

High street retailer Wilko has ‘rewarded’ its keyworker heroes by cutting their sick pay, GMB has said.

The discount high street chain remained open throughout the pandemic thanks to the hard work and dedication of their employees…

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Bulletin 21 January 2021

Posted: 1st February 2021

Bulletin 21 January 2021

FAO ALL WILKO EMPLOYEES
WILKO ATTACK YOUR SICK PAY

Early last year Wilko threatened to change the agreed sickness and absence policy and significantly reduce your entitlement to sick pay.

Following intervention by the GMB the threat was removed. Since then we have
offered alternatives to Wilko to control…

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VIOLENCE IN RETAIL

Posted: 19th January 2021

VIOLENCE IN RETAIL

We are sadly seeing an increase in various forms of violence in retail. From face to face abuse, to online abuse, we are hearing worrying reports from our hero key workers.

This issue has been discussed in detail today during our weekly Covid Health and safety forum meeting that involve senior members…

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5p PER WEEK UNEMPLOYED RATE

Posted: 12th January 2021

January 11th 2021

5p PER WEEK UNEMPLOYED RATE

Any members who are leaving the business through the headcount reduction atDC2 and wishing to retain their GMB membership will need to transfer over to direct debit payments.

GMB unemployed rate is only 5p per week and enables the member to retain their Unionline services, benefits, discounts…

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