Parcelforce Worldwide is facing the threat of disruption, with Unite members set to vote on whether to adopt a ‘work to rule’ policy at the delivery firm due to a pay dispute. The union has criticised the Royal Mail subsidiary’s offer of a 2.8% pay rise, backdated to July 2014, for junior and middle management, claiming it shows contempt for Parcelforce employees who are paid less than their counterparts in other parts of the group. In response, a Parcelforce spokeswoman […]
Tesco has been drawn into the Eddie Stobart Doncaster row as drivers at the DC prepare to start a third wave of strike action tomorrow (6 December). The supermarket chain, which runs the DC’s warehousing but outsourced the transport operation with 183 drivers to Eddie Stobart in August, has made a point of not commenting on the jobs row until now. However, after Unite last week rejected the latest offer from Eddie Stobart, a spokeswoman for the chain said: “We […]
Argos logistics workers are to strike for three weeks from tomorrow (15 August) as the two sides remain at loggerheads over a redundancy payments dispute.
Union Unite has warned further industrial action could be on the cards by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK, if a ballot on the company’s latest pay offer leads to it being rejected.