Gist drivers suspend first of 12 threatened strikes pending talks

Gist truck

The first of a series of strikes by Gist drivers over a pay dispute has been suspended for talks to take place, though plans for a further 11 strikes remain. The 24-hour strike by around 20 drivers at Gist’s M&S distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead, which delivers food to stores across London and the South East, was due to begin at midnight last night (30 June). But the Unite union announced yesterday that the strike would not be going ahead, […]