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 […]
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Unite is to ballot staff at Morrisons over the supermarket group’s decision to outsource three northern transport hubs and vehicle maintenance operations to Wincanton.