Royal Mail managers have voted to accept an increased pay offer, resolving a conflict that saw 4,800 of the carrier’s employees take industrial action earlier this year. The long-running pay dispute began when around 4,800 managers at the company refused a proposed pay increase of 1.3% for the year beginning September 2015. Unite members voted for industrial action against the offer, which saw a work to rule and overtime ban put in place. After talks with the union, Royal Mail […]
Royal Mail has won a two-year contract to collect and deliver bulk mail for councils across London.
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]