In mid-February ASDA tabled proposals which included the restructuring of hours and outsourcing security in supermarkets to Cardinal.
GMB has submitted a failure to agree on behalf of GMB members employed in ASDA Distribution and Retail.
The GMB is opposed to ASDA's proposal to close The Step Up Pension Section, reduce Death in Service benefit from 4x to 1x pay and introduce a lower earnings limit before making pension contributions for everyone.
Part Time Colleagues
You will be aware that GMB are supporting members in stores who are bringing equal pay claims against ASDA arguing that they should be paid equally
As you are aware lots of consultations are taking place in stores changing hours, shifts, and even department sometimes, if you have a claim registered for Equal Value and decide to go onto the new Contract 6 you MUST contact Leigh Day immediately to advise them of the change, Leigh Day contact details are 0800 689 3289.
As you may be aware changes are continuing leading to loss of hours and potential job cuts.
We are aware of Consultations in the following areas: