Tesco

The Tesco Dagenham Strike and the Power of Distribution Workers

Warehouse workers strike for a 15% pay increase, but much more is at stake. Report and analysis from the picket line.

Tesco's secret workfare

Furious shoppers are threatening to boycott Tesco after their use of forced labour schemes came to light yesterday.

Proposed Glastonbury Tesco site is occupied

After years of bullying locals, Tesco have finally been given permission by bureaucrats to build a new Tesco in Glastonbury on the site of a formers plastics factory. Unfortunately for Tesco, travellers have now occupied the site, and are trying to rally local support against them.

The great supermarket swindle

A brief look at the supermarket plot to dispense of the services of a large percentage of their workers. Where are USDAW is all of this? They are sat in board rooms, chasing peerages, and brown nosing the bosses.

Interview with Polish Tesco worker, 2005

Tesco depot

An interview with a Polish agency worker who attempted to organise a reduction of workloads in a Tesco distribution centre in Ireland.

Sweeping down on the supermarkets

As supermarkets continue to hike their prices, it seems a response is being planned – and not before time. But will it work?

Scotland Tesco drivers suspend strike after talks

The second strike of Tesco truck drivers has been suspended pending negotiations.

Second strike called in Tesco truckers' dispute

A second strike has been called in the row over changes to working conditions for drivers based at Tesco's Livingston distribution depot.

Tesco truckers' strike: 25% of normal loads going out

Only 25 per cent of normal truckloads of groceries and supplies are getting out of the Tesco distribution depot at Livingston near Edinburgh as the strike by drivers takes effect (reported previously on libcom), according to reliable inside information given to the T&G section of Unite - the union.

Scots truckers strike against Tesco

Tesco distribution director Laurie McIlwee: not a happy chappy

Eddie Stobart drivers have refused to scab on their Tesco counterparts and deliver supplies to Scottish supermarkets this bank holiday weekend.