Royal Mail managers are to increase the level of industrial action being taken over a long-running pay dispute.Workers voted to take action when Royal Mail refused to improve on a management pay rise of 1.3%, and the 4,800 managers involved began a ‘work-to-rule’ motion on 4 May. This is to be ramped up to an overtime ban as of 18 May, following unsuccessful talks earlier this week. Unite said that strike action is a possibility if a resolution is not […]
Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes.
Royal Mail is planning a nationwide roll out of its ‘Delivery to Neighbour’ service in late September, to bring its final mile service more in line with competitors. Currently the only major delivery company not offering the service, it is awaiting regulatory approval from Ofcom, which will allow Royal Mail to deliver large parcels and items that require a signature to neighbours when customers are out. Mike Newnham, Royal Mail’s chief customer officer, says: “The results of the trial showed […]
Unite members at Gist have been advised to accept a proposed increase in paid holiday after the two parties reached an agreement, avoiding a strike which was scheduled for 30 August.