Workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) have voted in favour of strike action in a ballot by union Unite, which concluded last week (28 August). Unite revealed that 85% voted to strike on a turnout of 64%, having balloted 970 drivers, draymen and warehouse workers. Industrial action could affect deliveries of brands such as Fosters, Heineken, Kronenbourg, John Smith’s, Strongbow and Britvic soft drinks if it goes ahead. A spokesman for the Unite said talks with KNDL the […]
The Unite union has called on the government to ringfence money raised from foreign truck operators by the HGV Road User Levy for investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure.
Today’s scheduled strike by drivers and warehouse staff working for Indesit UK is going ahead after last-minute talks on Wednesday between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite came to a close without resolution, the union told Motortransport.co.uk today.
Union Unite says it has secured a compensation package for more than 120 Tradeteam employees who lost their jobs after the Hams Hall site closed earlier this month. The drinks distributor, part of DHL, delivered to pubs and clubs across the West Midlands but it was hit by a decline in volumes and the site closed on 6 April. Unite says the drivers, warehouse staff, draymen as well as admin and clerical employees that worked at the Warwickshire plant were […]