More than 700 Co-operative Food drivers are preparing to take strike action against the retailer’s proposal to transfer 87 Coventry-based drivers to Eddie Stobart. A ballot today of 700-plus drivers at the Co-operative saw support for industrial action with 77% voting in favour of strike action and 84% voting for industrial action short of a strike. Unite, which organised the ballot said the vote gave the union a “strong mandate” from members to fight the transfer. National officer for retail […]
Speedy Freight’s performance accelerated in the year that Eddie Stobart Logistics bought 50% of the express courier, new accounts show.
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Unite is planning on balloting several DHL Supply Chain fuel tanker drivers for industrial action at its West Thurrock depot, in a dispute over a driver who allegedly had his pay docked.