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 – […]
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