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 […]
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Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year.