Tags: Ethel Austin

Government takes Woolies and Ethel Austin case to the Court of Appeal today

The Government’s appeal against an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision to compensate Woolworth’s and Ethel Austin staff who worked in stores of less than 20 employees will be heard in the Court of Appeal today, 10.30am on Wednesday 22 January 2014. John Hannett – Usdaw General Secretary says: ‘We remain disappointed that the Government is going to…

Woolies and Ethel Austin workers Court of Appeal hearing timetabled

Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has welcomed the timetabling of a Court of Appeal hearing in which the Government is trying to stop former employees of Woolworth’s and Ethel Austin from receiving justice. It will be on 21 or 22 January 2014. John Hannett – Usdaw General Secretary says: “We remain disappointed that the Government…

The Government owes former Woolworths and Ethel Austin workers an apology says Usdaw

Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett has called on the Business Secretary to personally apologise to former Woolworths and Ethel Austin workers for further delaying their compensation and leaving them unsure if they will ever receive anything. Although the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) gave permission for the appeal, they have ordered that the legal costs…