Suttons Tankers has said that changes to employees’ terms and conditions are necessary to protect jobs in the long term, after coming under fire from union Unite. Unite has threatened legal action over what it described as “an outrageous attack on workers’ rights”. According to the union, more than thirty members – drivers and fitters – had been on strike since the 19 January over plans by Suttons Tankers, part of Suttons Group, to dismiss and re-engage them on inferior […]
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