Unite plans to ballot four UPS depots across London for industrial action, extending the dispute that began at the parcel firm’s Camden depot last year. It will ballot members in Croydon, Feltham, Dartford and Barking. Unite has also accused UPS of “victimising” two union reps at Camden- one of which has been suspended by the firm. A UPS spokeswoman said: “Discussions with Unite are currently on-going, and we remain hopeful that a mutually satisfactory agreement can be reached.” “It is […]
Eddie Stobart is facing a third strike by its drivers based at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. Although the operator and Unite had been in talks via Acas in a bid to resolve the long-running jobs dispute, efforts to find a way forward have failed. The 183 drivers, of which 180 are Unite members, have now rejected an improved redundancy offer from Eddie Stobart, and announced they will commence continuous strike action from the 6 December. The union believes this will be […]
Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed.
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has avoided strike action after it agreed to revert back to former staff contracts.