Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed. The drivers lost their jobs, with a third still facing dismissal, because they can’t deliver to stores and the alternative jobs they carried out previously have been lost to outsourcing and internal reshuffling. Unite the Union said the drivers should have been made redundant, but the Co-op had chosen to use a capability process that measured the driver’s medical condition and […]
URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute.
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]