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 […]
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.
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.
Union Unite says it has secured a compensation package for more than 120 Tradeteam employees who lost their jobs after the Hams Hall site closed earlier this month. The drinks distributor, part of DHL, delivered to pubs and clubs across the West Midlands but it was hit by a decline in volumes and the site closed on 6 April. Unite says the drivers, warehouse staff, draymen as well as admin and clerical employees that worked at the Warwickshire plant were […]