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 Road Haulage Association (RHA) has described the government’s decision to go ahead with high-speed rail link HS2 as a huge relief to the tipper sector but warned it will cause serious disruption to the wider transport and logistics industry.
GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract.
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.