Union reaction to Harlow job losses

Tesco has announced the closure of its Harlow food distribution centre where 800 people work.

The shop workers union has described the news as "devastating".

"This is absolutely devastating news for our members and their families. Usdaw will be entering into a 90 day consultation with Tesco to explore all possible options to reduce any job losses."

– Joanne McGuinness, Usdaw National Officer

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Job cuts at Tesco

Up to 800 jobs could be lost in Harlow, Essex with the closure of a Tesco distribution centre.