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 […]
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 […]
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.
Menzies Distribution has put “robust” contingencies in place to ensure service continuity, after the Unite union said its members would strike next week over a pay dispute.