Imminent strike action at Menzies Distribution has been suspended after the company made an improved pay offer, Unite said today. Members of the union were to hold two 24-hour strikes on the 23 and 26 September over what it has described 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 -receiving £7.25 an hour – […]
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.
A ballot for industrial action by drivers and warehouse staff at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been launched with “severe disruption” to deliveries likely if strike action goes ahead.
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.