Unite members at Gist have been advised to accept a proposed increase in paid holiday after the two parties reached an agreement, avoiding a strike which was scheduled for 30 August. The company’s proposal was agreed on at the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) before the scheduled strike, which was cancelled to allow union members to vote on whether they wanted to accept the proposed increase in annual holiday days from an average of 20 to 26. A spokesman […]
Royal Mail has proposed a new three year agreement with the Communication Workers Union (CWU), following a ballot for industrial action last month.
Wincanton says it is “extremely disappointed” that Unite failed to persuade its tanker driver members to accept proposals put forward over terms and conditions after six days of talks at conciliation service Acas. A spokeswoman for the operator says: “Along with the five other employers, Wincanton entered into the talks in good faith, having clearly stated that sector-wide collective bargaining on pay was not to be on the agenda. “With just one third of the industry represented by the employers […]
Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held.