Menzies Distribution has put “robust” contingencies in place to ensure service continuity, after the Unite union said its members would strike next week over a pay dispute. Members of Unite will hold two 24-hour strikes on the 23 and 26 September over what the union describes as a “pitiful” pay offer. According to the union the dispute is about a pay change implemented by the operator in April, which sees workers – pickers, packers and delivery drivers in the main […]
Arla Foods said it had now closed down its Hatfield Peverel site after 32 drivers transferred to Bidvest Logistics.
Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin.
Up to 700 Co-operative Food drivers are set to hold a 48-hour strike in response to the retailer’s plan to transfer 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.