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 […]
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.
The RMT union has called off a week-long strike at City Link after the parcel carrier applied for an injunction at the High Court.
Unite says it is currently considering its course of action after talks with UPS earlier this week were unsuccessful.