Unite has confirmed that union members at UPS’s Luton depot will hold a demonstration next week, following a number of similar demonstrations throughout July and August. The long-running dispute over claims of unreasonable workloads by the union continued with a demonstration at its Croydon depot last week. Similar events have been held at its Feltham site and Camden depot, where the dispute originated last year. Unite’s regional officer Onay Kasab said the union will hold another demonstration at UPS’s Luton […]
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]
The Unite union has suspended strike action planned for today (5 June) by 51 warehouse workers at a DHL Supply Chain-run site in West Thurrock, Essex to allow a “window of opportunity for positive talks”.
Ex-Widdowson Logistics staff retained at a successor company based on the same site as the collapsed haulier are apparently being paid by Birds Transport Leicester.