Menzies Distribution is “optimistic” that strike action by 300 of its employees over pay and bank holiday working rules can be avoided. Of 300 balloted Unite members, most of whom are pickers, packers and delivery drivers at the Scottish firm, 86% voted to strike and 91% voted for industrial action short of a strike. The employees are disputing a pay change implemented in April, which sees them receive £7.25 an hour – 5p above the amended minimum wage. The change removed days in […]
More than 700 Co-operative Food Group drivers are being balloted for industrial action over a plan to transfer around 50 drivers in the Midlands to haulier Eddie Stobart this April.
Parcelforce Worldwide is facing the threat of disruption, with Unite members set to vote on whether to adopt a ‘work to rule’ policy at the delivery firm due to a pay dispute.