Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute. Unite said 20 of its members voted unanimously to hold 12 24-hour strikes at the operator’s M&S DC in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. The pickers and loaders are protesting an £8,000 annual pay gap between them and other members of staff performing the same role. The Three Cherry Trees site delivers food to M&S stores across London and the South East. […]
Unite has overturned a temporary injunction preventing it from picketing Eastham Oil Refinery at Ellesmere Port as part of its dispute with Suttons Tankers.
Temperature-controlled operator Gist has chosen Carrier Transicold’s Vector 1550 refrigeration system for its renewal of its trailer fleet.
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.