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Tesco is facing a demand for up to £4bn in back pay from thousands of mainly female shopworkers in what could become the UK’s largest ever equal pay claim.
Tesco workers are taking legal action against their employer on grounds of age and gender discrimination after the supermarket cut its pay rates for working anti-social hours.
The National Minimum Wage comes into force on April 1st meaning that up to 4.5 million people across the country will get a pay rise this week.
Leading UK companies such as Tesco and B&Q are planning to slow their recruitment drives as the new National Living Wage comes into force next month.
One of Britain’s leading supermarkets Tesco is considering cutting its staff by 39,000 over the next three years, following a fall in profits.
Tesco reveals that it may close its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme and replace it with a cheaper alternative as it reports a pre-statutory tax loss of £6.4bn for 2014/15.
A new programme to help 500 unemployed young people find jobs has been launched by The Prince’s Trust and Tesco. A successful pilot programme in London has helped 12 young people to secure jobs at Tesco, and it will now be rolled out in other areas of the country with high levels of youth unemployment…
Tesco is to create 20,000 jobs in the UK over two years by improving stores and opening new ones, it has announced. The firm said the new jobs would include full and part-time positions, and some apprenticeship placements for new employees. Tesco is the country’s largest private sector employer with more than 290,000 staff –…
In a bid to reduce the levels of unemployment in Liverpool, the city council has given the go ahead for a large supermarket to be built on the condition that the company agrees to allocate half of its staffing hours to the long-term unemployed living in the local area. “It’s handy,” says Richard Hatley, the…