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Show Respect for Retail Workers Over the Festive Season

Dec 13 2019, 13:26    MANDATE

Mandate Trade Union launched our membership led Respect Retail Workers campaign ten Christmases ago. Once again, we wish to make a renewed appeal to all retail customers to remember to treat workers, at what is the busiest time of the retail year, with courtesy and respect over Christmas 2019. In our most recent online survey […] The post Show Respect for Retail Workers Over the Festive Season appeared first on Mandate Trade Union Ireland.


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