Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin. The 48-hour strike, scheduled to begin at 6am yesterday, followed a 24-hour strike held on Friday 21 August. A further 24-hour strike is currently due to be held on 1 September. The three strikes, involving Unite’s 210 members and affecting 12 Indesit sites, were […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union could be heading to arbitration service Acas to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout last week by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart took over the transport function at Tesco’s DC in August and in September said it wanted to remove it and use its nationwide network to […]
The first of a series of strikes by Gist drivers over a pay dispute has been suspended for talks to take place, though plans for a further 11 strikes remain.
Imminent strike action at Menzies Distribution has been suspended after the company made an improved pay offer, Unite said today.