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. […]
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Drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have voted for strike action, in response to the operator’s announcement last week that it would be making them redundant. Unite says more than 150 drivers, from a total of 183, voted for strike action at the site that was previously part of Tesco’s distribution network. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional office, said: “Unite is still in talks with Eddie Stobart, but the management remains intransigent that it wants to get rid of the drivers. […]