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 […]
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
Royal Mail has called for its regulator to protect it from last mile delivery competitors such as TNT Post, claiming that TNT’s expansion plans could cut £200m from its annual turnover.