Union GMB is to ballot members at Bidvest Logistics after the company reconsidered the amount it was to increase employees’ pay by. The union said Bidvest had originally offered employees a 1% increase in basic pay, but this was cut to 0.8% to allow it to meet its national living wage obligations for drivers’ assistants. Ahead of the ballot tomorrow (Friday 14 October), the union recommended that members rejected the pay increase and vote in favour of industrial action which […]
Royal Mail has said there are “no grounds” for the strike action its employees voted in favour of yesterday, as tensions over a range of issues including pensions came to a head.
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.
Matalan drivers at the retailer’s Knowsley DC have won up to 6% in pay rises after the clothing retailer agreed to improve its original offer.