Debenhams – Year Long Still Strong!
On a number of occasions, as various milestones were passed, the Debenhams shop stewards have said that they did not set out to break records. However, to sustain a struggle for a year in the freakish circumstances of a pandemic and a lockdown is remarkable and further seals the place of the Debenhams workers in Irish labour history.
Debenhams & Arcadia: stop the retail jobs slaughter!
Debenhams and Arcadia must open their books to the workers to show where the money has gone. In 2015, the Arcadia Group - owned by multi-millionaire retail tycoon Sir Philip Green - famously sold off the failing BHS department store for £1, but not before Green took £400 million out of the company for himself!
Debenhams workers show the way to resist mass layoffs
Debenhams Ireland workers were sacked by email on Easter Thursday — just two days after the company had assured them their jobs were safe. Such callous indifference to workers — some with decades of service going back to Roches Stores and the launch of Debenhams into Ireland in 1996.