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. […]
Car manufacturer Ford is planning to cut around 150 transportation jobs during the next two years as part of a major restructuring of its European division.
A judgement in the legal claim being brought by the GMB union against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s South Marston, Swindon DC over agency staff pay could take months to be made.