Drivers threaten strike action after Co-op dismisses disabled workers


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 […]