Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business. In a joint statement, both parties said progress had been made in talks over legal protections, pay and industrial stability for workers. To allow discussions to continue, the legal validity of the ballot for industrial action has been extended by another seven days until 27 November. The union had previously allowed until today (13 November) for an agreement to be […]
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.
The Unite union has strongly criticised plans to rely on a movable concrete barrier on the M20 to deal with cross channel disruption while ignoring the welfare needs of HGV drivers.
Royal Mail employs approximately 141,000 employees and needs a constant flow of new recruits to join the business at all levels. Nadine Kemp, senior people business partner – central logistics teams – at Royal Mail, is a big fan of the Think Logistics programme to get the message about career opportunities in logistics to students at schools and colleges.