The Co-op has accused Unite of ignoring its agreed processes, as a dispute over the firing of two disabled drivers at the supermarket’s Thurrock DC escalated. Unite’s 345 drivers at Thurrock are set to vote on whether to go to a full-scale industrial action ballot in defence of two sacked colleagues and a third facing a similar fate. The union said that if the consultative ballot, which takes place on 21 September, results in a vote for an industrial action […]
Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
UPS has made an eleventh-hour offer to prevent strike action by 50 drivers which could cause major disruption to Argos deliveries in the run up to Christmas..