Strike action cancelled as Cemex agrees to boost driver wages


 

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 […]