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 […]
Cemex drivers supplying construction materials across the UK have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay.
Unite is heading into further talks with Morrisons and Wincanton this week emboldened by support among affected members for a vote for industrial action up to a strike.
Unite has overturned a temporary injunction preventing it from picketing Eastham Oil Refinery at Ellesmere Port as part of its dispute with Suttons Tankers.