Menzies Distribution has seen off the threat of strike action after making an improved pay offer to its 300 drivers and warehouse staff. The workforce voted to approve the pay offer by “a significant majority”, according to union Unite, preventing widespread strike action which would have included two 24-hour strikes on the 23 and 26 September as well as a continuous overtime ban. The pay dispute, which threatened to cause major disruption to newspaper deliveries across the UK, arose following […]
A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway.
Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies.
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.