The Co-operative Group has confirmed that its DC in Chelston, Somerset is to close by the end of November with its Portbury, Bristol site following suit next April. It comes after the recent opening of its new £20m RDC at Avonmouth and confirmation last week that consolidation would lead to job losses. The retailer said around 118 drivers and 112 warehouse operatives at Chelston would be taking redundancy, but that no drivers or warehouse staff would be made redundant at […]
The former directors of collapsed parcel carrier City Link have been cleared of failing to inform the government of impending staff redundancies before it went into administration last year.
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.
A Redditch-based transport firm that entered administration a year ago, putting 39 employees out of work, has enough funds to pay them all the money they are owed.