URTU members employed by Wincanton working at the HJ Heinz factory near Wigan have voted in favour of industrial action following a pay dispute. Should industrial action take place between Monday 2 June and Friday 5 June Wincanton has said that comprehensive contingency plans are in place to “ensure that the impact of strike action on customer service is negligible”. A spokeswoman for Wincanton said: “We remain committed to an open dialogue with our employees and their representatives and we […]
Wincanton has clinched a major contract with BAE Systems to supply its Military Air and Information (MAI) operations.
Wincanton has appointed Ian Keilty as MD, retail and consumer.
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.