DHL Supply Chain staff belonging to the Unite union have voted in favour of industrial action at some of customer Jaguar Land Rover’s sites, after rejecting a pay offer. The DHL employees at plants in Castle Bromwich, Solihull and Hams Hall, voted for industrial action in what the logistics firm has labelled a “reckless action”. DHL had offered a 4.5% increase in pay for all drivers, warehouse and plant staff for 2013, with a guaranteed 3% or retail price index […]
13) Tony Devlin, regional officer, Unite “We are lucky to have an exceptional officer in Tony Devlin to work with,” retired industry stalwart Peter Larner told Motortransport.co.uk earlier this year in reference to the Unite officer’s skill in negotiating between transport bosses and workers.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.