Moran Logistics has been served a notice of potential industrial action, after the transfer of 100 drivers into its employment from Arla Foods yesterday (8 March), according to union Unite. A Unite spokesman confirmed to MotorTransport.co.uk that the dairy drivers will now participate in a ballot that will run from 16-23 March, “with a view, if necessary, to take action prior to and around Easter”. The dispute began following a decision by Arla Foods to outsource its outbound logistics operation […]
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has warned that strike action at Royal Mail and Parcelforce is possible from 10 October if union members vote in favour of it later this month.
Unite has overturned a temporary injunction preventing it from picketing Eastham Oil Refinery at Ellesmere Port as part of its dispute with Suttons Tankers.
Unite is heading into further talks with Morrisons and Wincanton this week emboldened by support among affected members for a vote for industrial action up to a strike.