DHL, which employs more than 42,000 people in the UK, has launched its own Military Employability Programme to recruit drivers from the ranks of those leaving the armed forces. In partnership with the Careers Transition Partnership (CTP), a joint initative between the MoD and recruiter Manpower, the logistics giant has designed the programme to give armed forces personnel with up to six months left of their military service work experience at one of its 400 UK operations, with the likelehood […]
Warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, are being balloted for industrial action by the GMB union after rejecting a 2.5% pay offer.
Union Unite has written to Marks & Spencer to demand urgent talks with the retailer over its ongoing distribution network restructuring.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]