The Co-op has accused Unite of ignoring its agreed processes, as a dispute over the firing of two disabled drivers at the supermarket’s Thurrock DC escalated. Unite’s 345 drivers at Thurrock are set to vote on whether to go to a full-scale industrial action ballot in defence of two sacked colleagues and a third facing a similar fate. The union said that if the consultative ballot, which takes place on 21 September, results in a vote for an industrial action […]
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute.
Up to 700 Co-operative Food drivers are set to hold a 48-hour strike in response to the retailer’s plan to transfer 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.