Union Unite is set to ballot five other Sainsbury’s DCs for industrial action next week, following a strike that took place on Friday 20 June. A spokesman for Unite said that no further industrial action is currently planned at the supermarket’s Haydock, Merseyside DC, nor has it seen any movement from Sainsbury’s following action in a dispute about changes to staff pensions last week. The union now plans to 1,700 drivers and warehouse staff at Sainsbury’s DCs in Hams Hall, […]
The GMB union has started negotiations with agency Tempay about the rates of pay awarded to agency warehouse staff it supplies to DHL’s DC in Swindon run for Marks & Spencer. The move follows the legal claim launched in May by the union against Tempay, fellow agency Twenty Four Seven Recruitment Services, DHL and former site operator Wincanton about the rates paid to 240 agency staff at the warehouse in recent years. The union said the pay to agency staff […]
Unite is to ballot staff at Morrisons over the supermarket group’s decision to outsource three northern transport hubs and vehicle maintenance operations to Wincanton.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.