United Kingdom - Workers at Walmart subsidiary oppose new wage-cutting contract - August 31, 2019

Workers are rallying in Leeds to oppose the imposition of a new work contract that will negatively impact 60,000 employees of the UK supermarket giant Asda, a subsidiary of US-based global retailer Walmart. The merging of five current contracts into one ‘flexible’ contract, known as Contract 6, will mean workers losing paid breaks. Working bank holidays and weekends would be compulsory and they would have to agree to work more flexible hours.

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