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GMB Calls For Urgent ASOS Meeting After Share Price Plunge

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
 
GMB CALLS FOR URGENT MEETING WITH ASOS BOSSES AFTER SHARE PRICE PLUMMETS
 
GMB Union is calling for a meeting with ASOS top brass to reassure our hundreds of members - the people who prop up their fashion empire - that their jobs are safe
 
GMB, the union for ASOS workers, has called for an urgent meeting with ASOS  bosses to reassure members after the company's share price plummeted.
 
The company's shares fell Asos shares fell nearly 40% in yesterday morning following a profit warning. [1]
 
Christmas time is already incredibly stressful for those picking and packing in Asos' Barnsley warehouse.
 
GMB is now calling on the company to reassure the workers -  who prop up the fashion empire - in the run up to the festive period.
 
Neil Derrick, GMB Regional Secretary, said:
 
"This is very distressing news for our ASOS members who now fear for their jobs in the run up to Christmas.
 
"The festive period is already an incredibly stressful time for all those working in the Barnsley warehouse. Now they have the added pressure of worrying about their futures.
 
"Despite today's warning, ASOS is still a very profitable company with head office staff on huge salaries
 
"GMB is calling for a meeting with ASOS top brass to reassure our hundreds of members - the people who prop up their fashion empire - that their jobs are safe."
 
ENDS
 
Contact:  GMB Press Office on 07958 156846 or at press.office@gmb.org.uk
 
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