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  • n. Plural form of shopworker.

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Examples

  • Then there are the near 3 million shopworkers gritting their teeth as Now That's what I Call Xmas plays on in-store PA systems.

    Hard times on the high street mean an unhappy Christmas at the Treasury

  • Some 3,000 shopworkers are likely to lose their jobs after administrators Ernst & Young were last week unable to find a buyer for Focus, which had 178 stores.

    Focus DIY chain collapse sparks fury over role of private equity

  • King won the backing of two unions, including the shopworkers 'union, Usdaw, which gave her £5,000, but she was looking primarily to ordinary party members to overwhelm Livingstone with a popular vote.

    Ken Livingstone set to beat Oona King in Labour vote for London mayor

  • Anyway, I have already got separate funding from Usdaw the shopworkers' union which I am much happier with.

    GMB's Paul Kenny: Cutting Local CLP Funding

  • Local shopworkers union Usdaw said it is "appalled" at the store closures and job losses.

    Woolworths Closure Set

  • They showed around pictures of Odenkirk, interviewed airline personnel, shopworkers, porters, taxi dispatchers, and cabdrivers.

    Pop Goes The Weasel

  • Life & Style Retail, which ran 91 stores across the UK, has made 440 staff redundant since they entered administration on June 10, a spokesman for the shopworkers' union Usdaw said.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • At nearby Tottenham Hale retail park, stunned shopworkers arrived to find stores had been trashed and ransacked.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Print Former Woolworths workers 'get £67m compensation' The shopworkers union Usdaw has said it has won compensation of up to £67m for more than 24,000 former Woolworths workers, made redundant when the retailer collapsed at the end of 2008.

    BBC News - Home

  • In a speech to shopworkers' union Usdaw, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Rachel Reeves will describe it as a "tax credits bombshell" which will hit "parents in the squeezed middle who are working and trying to do the right thing".

    Evening Standard - Home

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