UPS remains hopeful that strike action can be avoided in the run up to Christmas, despite the Unite union’s plan to ballot staff for action at the operator’s London depot in Camden. The union has claimed that the 120 drivers and loaders at the operator’s Camden depot are being forced to handle unreasonable workloads. It has launched a ballot for strike action, with a closing date of 8 November, and says action could hit deliveries in the peak period for […]
A dispute over the transfer of 87 Coventry-based Co-operative Food drivers to haulier Eddie Stobart looks set to be resolved after further negotiations.
This weekend will see the men and women’s race walks taking place at the Mall, as well as the men’s marathon. On Saturday the road races will take place along a two kilometre loop, taking in Constitution Hill and the Queen Victoria Memorial before retuning to the Mall. Sunday sees the men’s marathon take place, staring at 11am and taking place on the road event ORN. Transport for London says that from tonight (10 August) it will be decommissioning more […]
The pay logistics firms award agency staff has been brought into sharp focus after the GMB launched a legal claim against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s DC in South Marston, Swindon.