A nationwide strike ballot is to be held at UPS depots nationwide according to union Unite, after talks to resolve workers’ claims of unreasonable workloads proved unsuccessful. Plans for a nationwide ballot follow a ballot of members at five London depots; Camden, Feltham, Dartford, Croydon and Barking, earlier this month. The dispute began in Camden in November when members staged a one-day strike. Unite members at some of UPS’s London depots plan to hold demonstrations at their sites, the first […]
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]
Hundreds of jobs are in danger of being lost as DHL Freight UK gets set to close its business after of a decade of losses.