Court blocks ‘fire and rehire’ tactics at Tesco DC


 

Tesco has been stopped from unilaterally withdrawing entitlements to retained pay for workers at its Livingston distribution centre following a ruling in the Court of Session in Edinburgh. The judgement, which applies only to the Livingston site, means the supermarket giant also cannot terminate a contract in order to re-engage a worker on new terms which do not include retained pay. Union Usdaw, which won the interdict, described Tesco’s proposal as “fire and rehire” and added that it affected workers […]