Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have revealed the details of their agreement which has ended the lengthy dispute between the two parties.The agreement covers 139,000 staff across the UK and includes a 9% pay increase over three years, a lump sum of £200 to be paid before Christmas, as well as legal protections over workers’ terms and conditions. The agreement also states that the operator must not outsource, sell or transfer any part of its business; will […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
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.
Parcelforce Worldwide is facing the threat of disruption, with Unite members set to vote on whether to adopt a ‘work to rule’ policy at the delivery firm due to a pay dispute.