Arla Foods has expressed surprise after Unite said it had instigated legal proceedings in respect of the planned closure of the Hatfield Peverel dairy. Arla intends to close the dairy by the end of July, and in March said 32 drivers working from the site would transfer to Bidvest Logistics, which will be taking on transport duties. At the time Arla said it was “entering into full consultation with all colleagues affected by both proposals, and their trade union representatives”. However a […]
Unite the union has threatened to put a vote for industrial action to its members employed by DHL Supply Chain, unless guarantees are made over their pension schemes.
13) Tony Devlin, regional officer, Unite “We are lucky to have an exceptional officer in Tony Devlin to work with,” retired industry stalwart Peter Larner told Motortransport.co.uk earlier this year in reference to the Unite officer’s skill in negotiating between transport bosses and workers.
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.