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 – […]
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has said its plan to restructure its drinks distribution network remains in place, despite industrial action by Unite members last week.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]