Usdaw Activist 94

Issue 94, July 2020. Includes articles on Debenhams struggle in Ireland, The battle to stop premature ending of Covid-19 health and safety measures and the collapse of shopping centres owner Intu, plus views from the shopfloor.

Activist 93

June 2020, issue 93 – includes pieces on Sunday trading, 1m+ distancing rule, the minimum wage and solidarity with Debenhams workers

Activist 92: Debenhams special

June 10, 2020 3 comments

Debenhams special. Includes articles on how we can fight job cuts and closures in Debenhams in the UK & Ireland, what sort of public ownership should we talk about in retail and a solidarity message to Irish Debenhams workers from Usdaw President Amy Murphy
There is a slightly updated issue 92a of this bulletin for further campaigning in support of Debenhams workers – please e-mail us for copies at

Activist 91: Coronavirus special 9

Coronavirus special 9. Includes articles on re-opening of ‘non-essential’ retail post Covid-19, no return to ‘exploitation as usual’ and an update on the struggle of Debenhams Ireland workers

Activist 90: Coronavirus special 8

Coronavirus special 8. Includes articles on profiteering bosses whilst workers deal with the reality of Covid-19, strikes in retail and distribution in the US, Views from the shopfloor from a convenience shop worker, a Sainsbury’s rep and an Usdaw member.


Activist 89: Coronavirus special 7

Coronavirus Special 7. Includes article on how workers safety needs to come first as lockdown is eased, the doubling of abuse and violence reported in retail and the view from the shopfloor by a Sainsbury’s delivery driver.


Activist 88: Coronavirus special 6

Coronavirus special 6. Includes articles on opposing extension of retail Sunday trading, the fight to defend jobs in Debenhams in Ireland and the UK and report of a Usdaw branch meeting held online.

Activist 87: Coronavirus special 5

Coronavirus special 5. Includes editorial on the situation facing retail workers under Coronavirus, and articles on Workers’ Memorial Day, ADM & Union Democracy plus views from the shopfloor in B&M Bargains and Sainsbury’s

Usdaw Activist 86: Coronavirus Special 4

Coronavirus special 4, April 2020. Includes articles on the threat to relax Sunday trading legislation, Starmer’s victory in the Labour Party, Usdaw activists meet via Zoom and more reports from the shopfloor on how workplaces in retail and distribution are dealing with Coronavirus.

Activist 85: Coronavirus Special 3

Coronavirus Special 3, April 2020. Includes articles on ‘non-essential’ retail, Tesco’s dividend payouts, solidarity with Chilean retail leader Vilma Alvarez and more views from the shopfloor