GMB slams Lidl plans to fight court ruling on depot workers’ right to union representation


 

Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union. The German supermarket chain is considering an appeal after the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), the independent tribunal with statutory powers over trade union recognition, dismissed its attempts to block its Brigend warehouse operatives from having union representation. GMB legal director Maria Ludkin hit back at Lidl’s move. Noting that Lidl had “lost […]