Strike ballot underway at Marshalls


 

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 […]