Up to 700 Co-operative Food drivers are set to hold a 48-hour strike in response to the retailer’s plan to transfer 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics. A ballot earlier this month saw 77% vote in favour of strike action. The 48 hour strike is due to begin at 00.01 on 21 March and will be accompanied by an ongoing work to rule by drivers. Unite said that a number of the 87 drivers at the centre of the dispute, […]
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.
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
More than 400 Argos employees are to strike next week, in protest at the proposed transfer of 96 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.