Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute. Members of union Unite were balloted over a two week period, with 93% voting in favour of industrial action, and 78% in favour of a full strike. Royal Mail managers are dissatisfied with a proposed pay increase of 1.3% in September 2015, according to Unite. Royal Mail said it was “very disappointed” with the outcome of the ballot and […]
Ofcom has provisionally found that Royal Mail breached competition law with the price increases competitor Whistl complained to the regulator about last year.
Moran Logistics faces a 72-hour strike next week from a group of 100 dairy drivers – recently transferred into its employment by Arla Foods – at its Leeds depot in a dispute over pay and pensions.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]