A ballot for industrial action by drivers and warehouse staff at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been launched with “severe disruption” to deliveries likely if strike action goes ahead. Some 970 Unite members at 27 of KNDL’s sites in England, Scotland and Wales were today (13 August) invited to vote for industrial action, including the possibility of strike action, in a ballot that closes on Wednesday 28 August. Unite claimed that management at KNDL has “rode roughshod” over […]
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