The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has said a 24-hour strike at Royal Mail and Parcelforce will take place on Monday 4 November if an agreement is not reached over pay, job security, and terms and conditions. It follows the result of a ballot of Royal Mail workers yesterday (16 October) which saw 78% of union members vote to strike, on a turnout of 63%. The CWU is also holding another ballot that it hopes will enable Royal Mail workers to […]
UK Mail saw its highest ever daily volumes across its parcels and mail divisions in March, the firm reported in its pre-close trading update today (9 April), but would not reveal the actual numbers.
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.
As many as 2,000 Whistl employees in the UK are facing the threat of redundancy, after the company took the decision to suspend its final mile delivery service.