Staff at Tesco-owned One Stop demand better redundancy deal

Comparison with generous payoff for employees on Tesco contracts prompts head office staff to seek equal treatment

Head office staff at the Tesco-owned One Stop convenience chain are fighting for a better redundancy package after it emerged employees on Tesco contracts were being offered a more generous payoff.

At the start of this summer Tesco embarked on a cost-cutting programme, during which more than 2,300 people will leave the retailer in the coming months. In June its chief executive, Dave Lewis, said 1,200 head office jobs were on the line and that its Cardiff call centre would also close early next year, with a loss of 1,100 jobs.

Continue reading…

Read full original article »