A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway. The dispute, which the Unite union has claimed will “severely hit” the company’s two biggest customers, Jewson and Travis Perkins, centres on overtime payments. It claimed there is a disparity between the drivers, who receive time and a third for overtime worked, and manufacturing employees, who receive time and a half. A total of 110 drivers are voting on whether to take strike action or industrial action […]
Menzies Distribution has seen off the threat of strike action after making an improved pay offer to its 300 drivers and warehouse staff.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
As reported by MT earlier this week, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) has today confirmed it will ballot members for industrial action over a host of issues including pensions at Royal Mail.