5 April 2022
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HOLIDAY UPDATE FOR GMB UNION MEMBERS AT ASDA

Holiday update for GMB union members at ASDA

Holiday update for GMB union members at ASDA.

Q: Is there a maximum number of days that I am allowed to carry over?

A: We're delighted to confirm that there is no cap on the number of holidays you are allowed to carry over into the 2022/23holiday year and that includes lieu hours in ALS.

Q: Can I cancel holiday I have already booked in this holiday year (2021/22) and carry it forward into next year's holiday (2022/23)?



5 April 2022
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COVID UPDATE AT ASDA FOR GMB UNION MEMBERS

GMB union update fro trade union members at ASDA

For the moment we will not be making any changes to our sick pay policy and we would advise colleagues who test positive to follow the guidance to remain at home for five days to help protect others.

Following changes to government guidance in England as part of the move to the Living with Covid Plan. I wanted to confirm our approach to pay that will apply to all our sites within the UK.



24 November 2021
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ASDA EQUAL PAY UPDATE FOR GMB UNION MEMBERS NOV 2021

Asda Equal Pay Claim GMB trade union

Next step in the equal pay claim was due to start on 29th November

Update on the Equal Pay claim at Asda for GMB trade union members

Dear GMB members

As we have previously updated you, the next step in the equal pay claim was due to start on 29th November, with an 'equal value' hearing in Manchester.



24 November 2021
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12 November 2021
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FESTIVE WORKING UPDATE FOR GMB MEMBERS AT ASDA

Festive working update for GMB members at Asda

Colleagues working the Festive Bank Holidays will receive double time

Update for all GMB members as Asda,

Whilst many of you will already be aware, I wanted to ensure you had sight of the festive working arrangements, as confirmed by Asda:

"Our Christmas store opening hours are available on the seasonal planning site on OneAsda. Colleagues can enter their store numbers onto the site and it will give them their specific opening hours.

Key Points:



3 June 2021
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GMB UNION CONCERN OVER ASDA BAKERY REDUNDANCIES

GMB union concern over ASDA bakery redundancies

It is time the board stopped thinking about just the money and considered their long serving colleagues’ job security and offering real choice to customers.

Asda bakery redundancies a concern the GMB union, a decision make so quickly after consultation.

For the past weeks we have been in consultation with ASDA over the proposals to end scratch baking, replace with part baked products and make our skilled bakers redundant.

Thank you for all our members who have told us their views which have been passed on through the consultation to ASDA.



26 March 2021
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GMB UNION HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE ASDA APPEAL IS DISMISSED BY SUPREME COURT

GMB union members delighted that ASDA appeal is dismissed

GMB union members have fought for it

Giovanna Holt, GMB union Senior Organiser talks about the trade union ASDA Pay Claim

GMB union members delighted that the Supreme Court has dismissed the Asda appeal.

GMB trade union has welcomed the news today that the Supreme Court has dismissed Asda’s appeal allowing shop workers to compare themselves to distribution workers in their ongoing Equal pay battle.



25 September 2020
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MASKS ARE NOW MANDATORY GMB UNION ADVISES ASDA MEMBERS

Masks are mandatory at ASDA union advises

Sadly, we have already lost colleagues to this virus

Masks are now MANDATORY, GMB union advises ASDA members

At the start of the pandemic we were overwhelmed with calls from members concerned at the lack of PPE/ screens masks etc, no monitoring of social distancing & excessive numbers of customers in stores

We pushed the Company to provide everything you needed to minimize the risks& whilst they were a bit slow off the mark at the beginning, they have done what they needed to do under Government guidelines



13 June 2020
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INCREASING CUSTOMERS IN STORE AT ASDA SAY GMB UNION MEMBERS

Increasing customers in store at ASDA

GMB trade union members at ASDA have concerns over safety in ASDA stores for staff and customers

Since the beginning of June we have had an increasing number of GMB union members contacting us, who are very anxious and concerned over what appears to be ever increasing numbers of customers in stores. Both myself and our National Union Reps, Cath and Jane have raised informally through the correct process, but the calls reporting this have increased mainly from the Manchester cluster stores, although not exclusively Manchester.



5 June 2020
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