A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway. The dispute, which the Unite union has claimed will “severely hit” the company’s two biggest customers, Jewson and Travis Perkins, centres on overtime payments. It claimed there is a disparity between the drivers, who receive time and a third for overtime worked, and manufacturing employees, who receive time and a half. A total of 110 drivers are voting on whether to take strike action or industrial action […]
Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year.
Strike action at Cemex has been called off after the company agreed to a package of measures that will increase drivers’ annual salary.
Union Prospect has confirmed it is once again contemplating industrial action over the new contracts the DVSA is seeking to get its vehicle testing staff to sign in order to accommodate its move to the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model at authorised testing facilities (ATFs).