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 […]
Drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have voted for strike action, in response to the operator’s announcement last week that it would be making them redundant. Unite says more than 150 drivers, from a total of 183, voted for strike action at the site that was previously part of Tesco’s distribution network. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional office, said: “Unite is still in talks with Eddie Stobart, but the management remains intransigent that it wants to get rid of the drivers. […]
DHL Tradeteam is facing the threat of industrial action less than a month after it began integrating Carlsberg UK’s secondary logistics operation into one of its depots.
Thirty Wincanton drivers claiming they are owed thousands of pounds in holiday pay are to launch a 72-hour strike at Argos’s national distribution centre five days before Christmas.