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Posted: 4th March 2019

Please could all members check with Cardiff GMB office that their address is up to date.

This is critical to ensure members receive any future forms of ballot that may take place, pay claims and other correspondence.

CARDIFF GMB – 029 2049 1260

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*ULR UPDATE*

Posted: 15th February 2019

There will be an open event on Monday 18th February in the foyer at DC2 to gauge interest in essential skills courses.

This will be run by Helen Walley and will run from 9:30am – 2pm. Any DC nights or retail staff who may be interested can email Helen at helen.walley@wilko.com.

There will also be…

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WILKO Pay Claim 2019 – Update

Posted: 12th February 2019

Bulletin No 2 February 2019

WILKO Pay Claim 2019 – Update

The GMB negotiating team met Wilko management on 29th January to discuss our pay claim for 2019.

We discussed the company’s current trading position, profitability and the recent senior management changes. The discussions were constructive, but a pay offer was not made at the…

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GMB shop stewards positions

Posted: 11th February 2019

If you would like to nominate yourself for the GMB shop stewards position at the following wilko stores then please place your declaration on the posters in your staff canteen. nominations must be made by 22/2/19 and a ballot will then take place if required.

*Barry 033*

*Newport 253*

*Abergavenny 164*

*Swansea 178*

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*DC2 NIGHTS CONSULTATIONS*

Posted: 11th February 2019

*DC2 NIGHTS CONSULTATIONS*

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 11th January 2019 the DC Management announced to the night team that they were going into redundancy consultations to move the night operation to days. The business case for taking this action is that this will then create a cost saving for the Company by doing the tasks…

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*DC STAFF @ DC2*

Posted: 5th February 2019

*DC STAFF @ DC2*

Hi All,

I just wanted to clarify our standing regarding the 7 day working being implemented at DC2.

7 day working is a Wilko management decision to spread the staff resource, fleet and workload thus enabling the transfer of the nights operation onto days to create a cost saving. While this…

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A few weeks ago W21 Branch signed the dying to work charter with Senior members of Wilko management to protect Terminally Ill team members.

Posted: 6th December 2018

A few weeks ago W21 Branch signed the dying to work charter with Senior members of Wilko management to protect Terminally Ill team members. The signing of the charter reassures our membership of their right to dignity whilst alleviating the fear of unnecessary upset and leaving their families facing financial hardship. This campaign spear headed…

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Bulletin No 8 November 2018

Posted: 23rd November 2018

Bulletin No 8 November 2018

WILKO SEVEN DAY DELIVERIES – NIGHT SHIFTS

As part of Wilko proposals to move to 7 day deliveries, management proposed to remove Night Shift working in 44 stores. During the consultation with GMB this was reduced to 32 and finally 27 stores. There were 226 team members put at risk…

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