Strike action at Cemex has been called off after the company agreed to a package of measures that will increase drivers’ annual salary. An ongoing dispute over pay turned into the threat of a 24-hour strike on 26 May after 82 drivers returned an 87% vote in favour of downing tools at the concrete and aggregates firm. The Unite union said industrial action would affect major construction projects, including those at Heathrow and the Mersey Gateway Project. But following further […]
More than 200 drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK could be about to walk out, after Unite members voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in a recent ballot.
As an operator it’s frustrating to purchase new trucks and still have to fit additional safety features, now often mandated to work in the city centre construction sector, which are not currently available to be installed or supported by the manufacturer.
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]