Reigate and Banstead Borough Council has avoided strike action after it agreed to revert back to former staff contracts. Last week, refuse vehicle drivers reached a 97% majority in favour of strike action following an 18-month battle over employment terms and salaries. Union GMB told MT that the proposed contracts essentially forced its members to work bank holidays for no extra pay. Earlier this week, GMB official Paul Grafton said: “The council wilfully breached an ACAS Binding Arbitration agreement. GMB […]
Unite says it is currently considering its course of action after talks with UPS earlier this week were unsuccessful.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called off the 24-hour Royal Mail and Parcelforce strike planned for Monday (4 November).
Union GMB is calling on 600 workers at XPO Logistics’ Eurocentral and Bellshill depots to strike in a move which could threaten supplies to 60 Morrisons stores in the run up to Christmas.