Strike action at Cemex has been called off after the company agreed to a package of measures that will increase drivers’ annual salary. An ongoing dispute over pay turned into the threat of a 24-hour strike on 26 May after 82 drivers returned an 87% vote in favour of downing tools at the concrete and aggregates firm. The Unite union said industrial action would affect major construction projects, including those at Heathrow and the Mersey Gateway Project. But following further […]
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Warehouse workers at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, have called off a series of one-day strikes over a long-running pay dispute after accepting a revised deal from the logistics services provider.