GMB union, which represents Asda workers and opposed the merger, said the ruling was good for jobs. "The workforce has been through months of uncertainty, worrying their stores or depots would be sold from under them." says GMB's @Tim_Roachehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48048596
For Asda workers, this is the right CMA decision on the proposed Sainsbury's 'merger'. Swathes of stores and depots would have to have been sold off, with jobs put at risk - and no real benefit for customers or communities.