The threat of strike action by at least 2,000 members of union Unite at a number of Tesco DCs in the run-up to Christmas appears to have receded after the supermarket chain made a revised two-year pay offer. Neither Unite nor Tesco have provided the details of the offer, but a spokesman for the union confirmed two ballots on industrial action – one covering approximately 700 distribution workers at Tesco’s Belfast and Doncaster sites, and a second covering 1,300 more […]
BHS’s logistics supplier DHL has said it is “seeking further clarity” on the impact the closure of the retail chain could have, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the iconic high street brand.
South Wales haulier John Raymond Transport suffered a drop in pre-tax profit of over 99.7% in the last financial year, accounts lodged at Companies House have shown.
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]