Workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) have voted in favour of strike action in a ballot by union Unite, which concluded last week (28 August). Unite revealed that 85% voted to strike on a turnout of 64%, having balloted 970 drivers, draymen and warehouse workers. Industrial action could affect deliveries of brands such as Fosters, Heineken, Kronenbourg, John Smith’s, Strongbow and Britvic soft drinks if it goes ahead. A spokesman for the Unite said talks with KNDL the […]
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]
Unite the union has threatened to put a vote for industrial action to its members employed by DHL Supply Chain, unless guarantees are made over their pension schemes.