Unite says it is currently considering its course of action after talks with UPS earlier this week were unsuccessful. A spokesman for the union said the two parties made “no progress” in talks on Monday (30 June), and it is currently considering its next steps. A spokeswoman for UPS declined to comment. It plans to ballot members at UPS depots in Croydon, Barking, Feltham and Dartford over allegations of victimisation and forcing staff to handle unreasonable workloads. The dispute began […]
UPS is under starter’s orders for the delivery of team kit to more than 300 London 2012 Paralympic athletes. The operation will require the warehousing, packing and delivery of more than 27,000 items. Kit will first be warehoused, before being picked and packed for athletes according to their size and individual requirements. Items will all be scanned to ensure stock control, before being loaded into kit bags for delivery. Each athlete will receive three official kit bags containing their competition […]
UPS has appointed David Abney as CEO. He replaces Scott Davis, who will retire later this year.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.