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    • Nikkisun
    • By Nikkisun 12th Apr 09, 11:31 AM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 11:31 AM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 11:31 AM
    If you go to the asda website and use the store locator it will give you your local stores phone number so you can call and check if they're open.
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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 12th Apr 09, 11:36 AM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 11:36 AM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 11:36 AM
    I thought all Supermarkets in England & Wales were closed today (except Tesco Express and other small local corner shop/petrol station ones?).

    Is anyone's Supermarket open?
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    • needaspirin
    • By needaspirin 12th Apr 09, 11:44 AM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 11:44 AM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 11:44 AM
    Large shops where the floor area open to customers is 280 square metres are prohibited from opening on Christmas day and Easter day in England and Wales unless exempt. Asda is not exempt.

    A friend works for Asda and she is a bit peeved at being laid off without pay today.
    • beyond skint
    • By beyond skint 12th Apr 09, 1:53 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 1:53 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 1:53 PM
    Today is like christmas day, it is shut.
    • jovichick123
    • By jovichick123 12th Apr 09, 2:14 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:14 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:14 PM
    our local one is shut
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:35 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:35 PM
    is this a joke?!
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    • shellsuit
    • By shellsuit 12th Apr 09, 2:38 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:38 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:38 PM
    Large shops where the floor area open to customers is 280 square metres are prohibited from opening on Christmas day and Easter day in England and Wales unless exempt. Asda is not exempt.

    A friend works for Asda and she is a bit peeved at being laid off without pay today.
    Originally posted by needaspirin
    Laid off ~ it's a bank holiday that's all!

    If she normally works a Sunday then she should get paid for today.
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  • Pink_fluff
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:49 PM
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    • 12th Apr 09, 2:49 PM
    My local Asda is open. But Im in Scotland, so not sure if England is different today.
  • josey1964
    Some store such as B & Q open, as its worth them paying the fine for the amount of money they take on their busiest day of the year.
    Josey
    • millie
    • By millie 12th Apr 09, 6:03 PM
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    Laid off ~ it's a bank holiday that's all!

    If she normally works a Sunday then she should get paid for today.
    Originally posted by shellsuit
    When I worked at Asda we had to work a different day to make the time up if we wanted paying for easter sunday otherwise it was unpaid.
    • youngie
    • By youngie 12th Apr 09, 6:06 PM
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    Laid off ~ it's a bank holiday that's all!

    If she normally works a Sunday then she should get paid for today.
    Originally posted by shellsuit
    it is not a bank holiday they are good friday and easter monday many sunday workers are given the choice of losing a days pay or transfering their bank holiday allowance to cover sunday
    • sweetstudent
    • By sweetstudent 12th Apr 09, 6:46 PM
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    it is not a bank holiday they are good friday and easter monday many sunday workers are given the choice of losing a days pay or transfering their bank holiday allowance to cover sunday
    Originally posted by youngie
    When i worked there i was always given the day off paid, then again i did join before the old Asda contract was amended to the wal*mart contract
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    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 12th Apr 09, 7:00 PM
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    I thought all Supermarkets in England & Wales were closed today (except Tesco Express and other small local corner shop/petrol station ones?).

    Is anyone's Supermarket open?
    Originally posted by Coupon-mad
    yes every supermarket is closed except some corner shops and convemience stores,
    • travellingbum
    • By travellingbum 12th Apr 09, 7:16 PM
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    My local Poundland was open today. Did anybody see other ones open?
    • jeppy
    • By jeppy 12th Apr 09, 7:57 PM
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    Laid off ~ it's a bank holiday that's all!

    If she normally works a Sunday then she should get paid for today.
    Originally posted by shellsuit
    Today isn't a bank holiday!! When I was younger I worked for Menzies the newsagents. The girls who worked on Bank holiday Monday got double time, I worked on Easter Sunday, but it is not officially a Bank Holiday - banks dont open on a Sunday, so I didn't get paid any extra. I was so annoyed by this that I left!! What a load of jobsworths!!!
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    • jumbojuice
    • By jumbojuice 12th Apr 09, 8:43 PM
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    doh, i went traipsing to the local asda as needed to buy a specific branded egg for the kids, only to find it closed so two unhappy people in the house after that journey!!
    • eslick
    • By eslick 12th Apr 09, 8:54 PM
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    no body said it so I will isnt it great the shops are closed today
    • beyond skint
    • By beyond skint 12th Apr 09, 9:03 PM
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    no body said it so I will isnt it great the shops are closed today
    Originally posted by eslick

    I think so, there should be more days for shops to shut.
    • Swans1912
    • By Swans1912 12th Apr 09, 9:05 PM
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    no body said it so I will isnt it great the shops are closed today
    Originally posted by eslick
    Noooooo i wanted cheap easter eggs today!
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