Industrial action at Wincanton’s operations for customer HJ Heinz in Wigan has been averted after URTU members accepted a fresh proposal over pay. Members of the union had voted for industrial action this week (2 to 5 June) in relation to a pay dispute that goes back to last year. It had called for the basic wage in the RePack department at Heinz to be increased in line with the Living Wage (which currently stands at £7.45 for those outside […]
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has pledged to take its fight to the courtroom after Royal Mail applied for a High Court injunction to prevent postal workers taking strike action later this month.
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.