Blagger’s Blog: Grenfell, loneliness, rights
With Christmas adverts starting to materialise — check our blog on Argos’ excellent effort — one of the most difficult times of year for many people is imminent. With that in mind this Cadbury’s campaign aimed at tackling loneliness, #DonateYourWords, has understandably been back in the social media spotlight, and wins out for the best marketing impact of the last seven days.
Asda may have extended the deadline to sign – but that doesn’t remove the real threat of losing your job for workers like Tony.
Do the right thing Asda.
— GMB UNION (@GMB_union) November 4, 2019
When customers talk about boycotting it’s never, ever anything but terrible news. This time it’s over a new contract ASDA staff are being asked to sign, which impacts on paid breaks, Bank Holiday rights and introduces ‘on our terms’ shift scheduling. Some staff who have refused the terms have apparently found themselves out of work.
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