Cemex drivers supplying construction materials across the UK have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay. A continuous work to rule will begin on Monday 22 May, followed by an initial 24 hour strike on 26 May. The 82 HGV drivers returned an 87% vote in favour of strike action and action short of a strike after they were offered a 1.6% increase on pay and allowances backdated to July 2016. The Unite union said major construction projects […]
The Royal Mail board has approved the agreement broached with the Communication Workers Union to end a long-running battle over pay and pension reform.
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.