Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has avoided strike action after it agreed to revert back to former staff contracts. Last week, refuse vehicle drivers reached a 97% majority in favour of strike action following an 18-month battle over employment terms and salaries. Union GMB told MT that the proposed contracts essentially forced its members to work bank holidays for no extra pay. Earlier this week, GMB official Paul Grafton said: “The council wilfully breached an ACAS Binding Arbitration agreement. GMB […]
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.
Vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could be disrupted tomorrow (20 November), after union Prospect confirmed many of its 580 members within the DVSA will be out on strike.
Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses.