Drivers at the Co-op Food’s West Thurrock distribution depot are threatening strike action after two disabled drivers were dismissed. The drivers lost their jobs, with a third still facing dismissal, because they can’t deliver to stores and the alternative jobs they carried out previously have been lost to outsourcing and internal reshuffling. Unite the Union said the drivers should have been made redundant, but the Co-op had chosen to use a capability process that measured the driver’s medical condition and […]
More than 700 Co-operative Food Group drivers are being balloted for industrial action over a plan to transfer around 50 drivers in the Midlands to haulier Eddie Stobart this April.
A ballot for strike action among Biffa drivers on the Wirral has opened in a dispute over pay.
Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year.