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 […]
The MD of Eddie Stobart has said he is “extremely pleased” that the Doncaster driver row has finally been resolved. Speaking after Unite revealed its members had accepted an improved redundancy offer, the details of which were not disclosed, Eddie Stobart MD David Pickering said: “Since the start of September, we’ve worked diligently and professionally to come up with the best possible package for the drivers and to provide a range of alternative employment options. “It’s a positive way to […]
More than 400 Argos employees are to strike next week, in protest at the proposed transfer of 96 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.