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 […]
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
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 […]
Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held.