Marks and Spencer's 'bully' tactics under fire as staff threatened with sack if they don't accept pension cuts The burberry outlet store store's workers across the UK have been shocked by the "bully boy" tactics.
They were recently told burberry mens wallet outlet as part of a "consultation process" that if they didn't accept reduced terms they could face losing their jobs before being rehired on reduced terms.One, who works at a flagship Scottish store, said: "This is a disgrace the way we have been treated. It is nothing short of bully boy tactics."They are basically threatening us to accept reduced terms on our pensions, or be sacked."The company insist the proposals are just that at the moment, but staff are worried they will go through with them.READ MORE: M bans music in all stores after customers complained about the noiseTheir consultation document states: "One option which the company would consider is following due process to take the technical step of the contracts of employment of those who do not agree and offering re engagement on new contracts of employment which include the changes."It continues: burberry locations "It is to be clear however, no decisions have been made to pursue this course of action and it is the company would try to avoid if at all possible."However, our source added: "It is all very well for the company to say these are just proposals at the moment, but you can bet your bottom dollar that is what they want to implement."If they had no intention of doing this, why raise the issue in the first place, putting people under pressure, and making them fear for their jobs and for their future."M have more than 800 stores in the UK, employ more than 83,000 people and serve more than 33million customers every week.But they have to retain customers in recent years. Last month, M reported an 18 per cent fall in pre tax profits to for the year to the start of April as one off costs relating to their ailing business and READ MORE: Marks Spencer reports 19.5% drop in pre tax profitsIn April, they unveiled new chief executive Steve Rowe, who began his career in their Croydon store at the age of 15.A spokesman for M said: "We believe our proposed new approach to pay and pensions would reward our people in a fair and consistent way and simplify and modernise our business."The proposals include one of the highest pay rates and one of the best benefit packages in UK retail.
"However, we understand that some colleagues will be by the proposed changes to premium payments and pension."These are not proposals we've made lightly and we've proposed measures to help burberry flats outlet colleagues adjust to the changes. We are now consulting with our colleagues and listening to their.
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