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Trade unions in the food industry

The state of the union in food retail

North American food retailers are under pressure to cut costs and employees are taking the brunt of their efforts, but in Europe trade unions have, so far, prevented the same trend taking root. Dave Robertson...

UK: Negotiations between Asda and union break down

UK: Negotiations between Asda and union break down

Talks to resolve the on-going industrial dispute between Asda, the UK unit of Wal-Mart, and the GMB union broke down yesterday (14 June), just a week before the result of a strike ballot of distribution workers and drivers is announced next Wednesday.

UK: Asda under union fire in depot dispute

UK: Asda under union fire in depot dispute

UK supermarket chain Asda could face legal action from workers union GMB should it replace on-strike company workers with agency temps. However, the Wal-Mart subsidiary has denied doing so.

UK: Union backs away from Asda strike

UK: Union backs away from Asda strike

The GMB trade union has agreed to withdraw plans to hold a strike ballot of members at Asda distribution depots following a meeting with Asda chief executive Anthony Bond.