Royal Mail has said there are “no grounds” for the strike action its employees voted in favour of yesterday, as tensions over a range of issues including pensions came to a head. With a 73% turnout, the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) members voted 89.1% in favour of taking action in the first strike ballot since Royal Mail entered the stock market as a private firm in 2013. But the postal operator warned action would undermine the trust of customers and […]
Union Unite is calling for XPO Logistics to close its Swindon depot following an outbreak of Covid-19 at its Iceland facility.
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]