Nearly 200 Sainsbury’s drivers at its Haydock, Merseyside DC plan to walk out tomorrow (Friday 20 June) in a dispute over changes to their pensions. Union Unite claims the strike will cause “substantial” disruption, as 197 drivers begin their shifts two hours later than usual. A further 1,700 drivers and warehouse staff at the supermarket’s distribution centres in Hams Hall, Elstree, Basingstoke, Waltham Point and Rye Park will also be balloted for industrial action, it added. Unite said Sainsbury’s closed […]
Union Unite has written to Marks & Spencer to demand urgent talks with the retailer over its ongoing distribution network restructuring.
Authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could still be left without vehicle test staff as a result of industrial action if talks taking place on Monday 8 June between union Prospect and DVSA chief executive Alastair Peoples do not go well.
It’s close to a month until the UK heads to the ballot box to decide whether to stay in the European Union or wave farewell and embark on a new course.