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 […]
UPS remains hopeful that strike action can be avoided in the run up to Christmas, despite the Unite union’s plan to ballot staff for action at the operator’s London depot in Camden.
Unite is planning on balloting several DHL Supply Chain fuel tanker drivers for industrial action at its West Thurrock depot, in a dispute over a driver who allegedly had his pay docked.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will appear in court this morning after the postal operator applied for a High Court injunction to prevent its employees from striking.