The threat of strike action by at least 2,000 members of union Unite at a number of Tesco DCs in the run-up to Christmas appears to have receded after the supermarket chain made a revised two-year pay offer. Neither Unite nor Tesco have provided the details of the offer, but a spokesman for the union confirmed two ballots on industrial action – one covering approximately 700 distribution workers at Tesco’s Belfast and Doncaster sites, and a second covering 1,300 more […]
Union Unite has warned further industrial action could be on the cards by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK, if a ballot on the company’s latest pay offer leads to it being rejected.
A strike due to begin today by 100 dairy drivers working at Moran Logistics’ Leeds depot has been called off, with an “amicable conclusion” to the dispute reached.
The Co-operative Group’s consolidation of its logistics operations in the South West at a new operating centre in Avonmouth will be completed by April, despite continuing concerns from union Unite. The group’s food wing ceased operations at Chelston, Torbay earlier this month and the Co-op’s Portbury, Bristol site will close on 6 April. In a statement the retailer said operations at the Avonmouth depot commenced in October with the first inbound deliveries of ambient product. It added that 42 warehouse […]