Refuse and recycling drivers and loaders at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council are planning strikes over the summer unless last-minute talks this week are successful. The dispute centres on new staff contracts that remove bank holiday overtime pay. Almost 90% of the 51 staff members, which includes 25 drivers, voted 97% in favour of striking to protest the contracts. Under the new contract the staff will get an extra five days holiday a year but will no longer receive a […]
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.
Union Unite has claimed the real impact of recent industrial action at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has yet to be felt, as an indefinite ban on overtime restricts the logistics firm’s ability to recover from the 24-hour strike held on 11 September.