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 […]
Union GMB is to ballot members at Bidvest Logistics after the company reconsidered the amount it was to increase employees’ pay by.
The Petrol Retailers Associaition (PRA) has said that fuel supplies on Scottish forecourts remain unaffected at present, despite the temporary shut down of Grangemouth oil refinery due to an unresolved clash between its operator, Ineos, and the Unite union.
Lidl’s plans to challenge a court decision giving the GMB the right to represent workers at the retailer’s Brigend, Wales, depot has been strongly condemned by the union.