Warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Cherwell Campus site in Banbury, Oxfordshire, are being balloted for industrial action by the GMB union after rejecting a 2.5% pay offer. GMB organiser David Day said the ballot had been called because management had failed to offer a pay increase that reflected the high costs of living in the Oxford area and also as a result of an attempt by DHL to tie the increase up with the introduction of more flexible working […]
The Co-operative Food Group has once again reassured its HGV drivers that there are no plans to outsource the remainder of its operation, after the planned transfer of staff in the West Midlands to Eddie Stobart is complete.
The GMB union has started negotiations with agency Tempay about the rates of pay awarded to agency warehouse staff it supplies to DHL’s DC in Swindon run for Marks & Spencer. The move follows the legal claim launched in May by the union against Tempay, fellow agency Twenty Four Seven Recruitment Services, DHL and former site operator Wincanton about the rates paid to 240 agency staff at the warehouse in recent years. The union said the pay to agency staff […]
DHL, FedEx and Royal Mail have been named among the top 20 strongest business brands for the second year running in the annual ‘Superbrands’ league table.