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 […]
UPS is due to formally submit its €9.50 per share cash offer for Dutch-owned parcels firm TNT Express tomorrow. The offer has been recommended to shareholders by TNT’s board, with majority shareholder PostNL, which holds nearly 30% of all shares, agreeing to sell its stake under the offer. If agreed, the transaction will create a global logistics firm that generates €45bn revenue per year, with UPS benefitting from an increased presence in Europe, while TNT’s customers will gain access to […]
Parcels firm UPS has said it can not comment further on an investigation into the discovery of more than £1.6m worth of cannabis (pictured), amphetamines and ecstasy at a parcels depot in Tamworth in December.
Industrial action by Prospect staff working for the DVSA looks set to run and run, after DVSA interim chief executive Paul Satoor said the so-called ‘modernisation of employment contract’ (MEC) at the heart of the matter would not be renegotiated.