Drivers at Marshalls will hold a strike next week over an ongoing overtime pay dispute. Around 110 drivers were balloted over the strike action last month, over a conflict which arose from an alleged discrepancy in overtime pay. Drivers at 14 of Marshalls’ manufacturing sites in the UK receive time and a third for overtime hours, while manufacturing staff receive time and a half. The strike will begin at 1.00am on Monday 13 June, and last for 24 hours. Unite […]
Unite is planning on balloting several DHL Supply Chain fuel tanker drivers for industrial action at its West Thurrock depot, in a dispute over a driver who allegedly had his pay docked.
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]