More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at Indesit UK are to carry out four days of industrial action from the end of next week. The strikes come after further negotiations between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite failed to resolve long-standing grievances about pay. Unite has announced a 24 hour strike by staff from 6am on 21 August, a 48 hour strike starting at 6am on 27 August, and another 24 hour strike from 6am on 1 September. […]
More than 300 warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Westfield site in Cumbernauld, Scotland have held two 24-hour stoppages in a dispute over pay. However, around 30 HGV drivers who also backed the strikes in a ballot last month, withdrew from the action at the 11th hour after agreeing a deal with management. The warehouse staff walked out on Friday 19 and Monday 22 October after they rejected a 2% over two years pay rise offer. union leaders said an […]
The Unite union has called on the government to ringfence money raised from foreign truck operators by the HGV Road User Levy for investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure.
The Co-op has accused Unite of ignoring its agreed processes, as a dispute over the firing of two disabled drivers at the supermarket’s Thurrock DC escalated.