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 […]
Forty drivers at wholesaler Booker Retail Partners have voted unanimously for strike action in a move which could see deliveries to 1,500 convenience stores in London and the south east face severe disruption.
The Unite union has called on the government to ringfence money raised from foreign truck operators by the HGV Road User Levy for investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure.
The Royal Mail board has approved the agreement broached with the Communication Workers Union to end a long-running battle over pay and pension reform.