A strike due to begin today by 100 dairy drivers working at Moran Logistics’ Leeds depot has been called off, with an “amicable conclusion” to the dispute reached. The drivers, who had transferred under TUPE regulations last month from Leeds-based Arla Foods to Moran Logistics, had voted in a ballot to take part in a three-day strike starting today over holiday pay and pensions issues. Unite and GMB unions had criticised Arla for “not honouring” agreements with drivers when deciding […]
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Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.
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