Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year. The union, whose members staged a walkout last month at the Camden site, had been threatening to strike this Friday (20 December) over the dismissal of a Unite shop steward. However, in a statement today the union said it had agreed to further talks. Unite regional officer Onay Kasab said: “After the management agreed to reinstate our shop steward, who, in our […]
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]
Unite members at Gist have been advised to accept a proposed increase in paid holiday after the two parties reached an agreement, avoiding a strike which was scheduled for 30 August.
The Petrol Retailers Associaition (PRA) has said that fuel supplies on Scottish forecourts remain unaffected at present, despite the temporary shut down of Grangemouth oil refinery due to an unresolved clash between its operator, Ineos, and the Unite union.