Cemex is bracing itself for possible industrial action following a ballot among drivers. A vote among 74 HGV drivers based at depots in Rugby, Tilbury, Barton-on-Humber and Newport came after they rejected the company’s pay offer, which the Unite union said amounted to a pay cut in real terms. It warned that there will be project delays if its members back industrial action and said Cemex needed to offer a pay deal which “which better reflects the contribution drivers make […]
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