One in ten shopworkers has been assaulted!

Nearly one third of them don’t report it - an Usdaw survey reveals

Usdaw’s annual respect week, 14 - 20 November, is when the union’s reps and members organise awareness events as part of the Freedom from Fear Campaign, which seeks to prevent verbal abuse, threats and violent attacks at work.

Interim results of Usdaw’s Freedom From Fear Survey show that nearly half of shopworkers are verbally abused and a quarter are threatened. The survey continues and full results will be released in the New Year.

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