Threat of industrial action rises at Co-op as disabled driver row escalates


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 […]