Grangemouth oil refinery has been shutdown by operator Ineos until a shareholder review on Tuesday, despite an announcement earlier today by Unite that planned industrial action at the site had been called off. The refinery had been in a phase of winding down for closure ahead of the strike this weekend known as “cold shutdown”. However, a statement just released by refinery owner Ineos states: “Grangemouth is shut down and will remain shut down. “Grangemouth is financially distressed. The industrial […]
Tanker firm Hoyer says a rejection of the latest tanker driver proposals by delegates at Unite’s oil trades conference is a “matter of grave concern”. It also slams Unite for its decision to re-ballot the company’s tanker drivers, following concerns raised that not all of them received ballot papers in the initial vote. Hoyer’s statement follows a vote from around 60 delegates at the Unite oil trades conference resulting in members recommending tanker drivers reject the deal in a national […]
More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Union Unite has claimed that Morrisons’ plans to restructure operations at its Wakefield DC, revealed earlier this week, include the closure of a warehouse and changes to workers’ hours.