Drivers at UPS in Camden, London will strike for two days next week, in a row over alleged bullying, harassment and racism. The troubled depot has been at the centre of various disputes over the last three years, with the Unite union claiming staff are being forced to work overtime and that it has received complaints of “unfair treatment and a failure to see workers as human beings.” The 140 workers will strike for 24 hours on Wednesday 7 December and […]
Last-minute talks are being conducted today between Indesit UK and union Unite over the pay and conditions of over 200 drivers and warehouse staff at the white goods manufacturer – just over 36 hours before the first of three separate strikes is due to start.
Wincanton drivers working for Argos have voted to accept a deal offered to them by the operator to prevent them from taking planned strike action.
UPS has pulled out of its multi-billion Euro bid to take over TNT Express, almost a year after it first entered into talks with the parcel firm. It hoped the merger would create a €45bn (£37.4bn) logistics giant, increasing the US firm’s presence in the European market. However on Friday (11 January), the European Commission (EC) told both parties that it planned to prohibit the merger. MT.co.uk looks at how the story developed over the year. The merger process began […]