Sports Direct - National Day of Action

25 August 2016 - 12:45pm

EVENT DATE: Saturday 3 September 2016


Sports Direct is mining new depths of worker exploitation. When precarious contracts mean workers can be fired at will, abuse is difficult to challenge. Other companies are following suit in the quest to maximise profits at the expense of human dignity and workplace rights. It’s also no coincidence that the workers facing these conditions are largely migrant and women workers. War on Want is supporting Unite the Union’s Sports Direct Shame campaign to give the protection of a union to all workers and end the abuse of precarious contracts. 

War on Want has called a national day of action on Saturday 3 September 2016

People all around th UK will be taking a stand against this exploitation at local Sports Direct shops

Actions will be taking place in:


Aberdeen: Please note this event will take place on Saturday 10 September 57 - 63 Union Street Aberdeen AB10 1BB 11am

Ashford - 24-28 High Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8TD, 12-2pm

Bingley - Look out for #SportsDirectShame activities at Bingley Music Live. 

Doncaster - 12, Wheatley Centre, Wheatley Hall Rd, Doncaster DN2 4PE  - 1pm

Eastbourne -  76-78 Eastbourne Arndale Centre, Arndale Centre,  BN21 3NW - 12-2pm

Grimsby - Unit B Victoria Retail Park. Grimsby DN31 1GB - 1-2pm;  Facebook Event Here

Hastings -  1-7 Wellington Place Hastings East Sussex TN34 1NR  12-2pm

Havant - Unit 1 Solent Retail Park Solent Road Havant PO9 1ND 11.30am-1.30pm

Leeds - The Headrow, Leeds, 12-2pm 

London - Harrow - Sports Direct, St Anne’s Shopping Centre, 30-36 St Annes Road, Harrow, HA1 1AR 12-2PM

London - Stoke Newington - 154-156 Stoke Newington High Street  London N16 7JL - 11am

London - Streatham -  213 Streatham High Road, Lambeth, London, SW16 6EG, 2-3:30pm 

London - Sydenham -  Please note this event will take place on Sunday 4 September Units A-B, 33 Bell Green Road, Sydenham, London, SE26 4DQ. 11-1am,

Manchester - 58-66 Market St, Manchester M1 1PW - 12-2pm; Facebook event here 

Newbury - Unit 2, Retail Park, Pinchington Ln, Newbury RG14 7HU - 11am

Wakefield - Confirmed - Action to take place in September  

No event in your area? Find your local Sports Direct and organise one! Email Owen at: OEspley [@] for more info or call our action hotline: 07763708205

People all around the UK will be joining the Great Sports Direct Re-brand over the next coming weeks

Together we can stop this expoitation, and win protection at work for everyone.



Help ensure the government guarantee basic rights at work for all workers.

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