Industrial action at Royal Mail appears to be off the table after managers were offered an improved pay deal. The long-running pay dispute began when around 4,800 managers at the company refused a proposed pay increase of 1.3% for the year beginning September 2015. After talks with Unite, Royal Mail has reviewed the offer and proposed a new two-year pay deal. The deal would see the managers receive a 1.6% for the year started September 2015, then a further 1.3% beginning […]
Moran Logistics faces a 72-hour strike next week from a group of 100 dairy drivers – recently transferred into its employment by Arla Foods – at its Leeds depot in a dispute over pay and pensions.
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.