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 […]
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
Royal Mail will launch the UK’s largest click and collect network later this year, introducing the service to over 10,000 Post Office branches.
Strike action at Royal Mail has been put on hold after the postal operator won a court ruling against the Communication Workers Union (CWU). CWU members voted in in favour of strike action against the operator’s pension scheme in a ballot last month, and a 48-hour walkout was due to take place on 19 October. However Royal Mail said the strike action was unlawful, claiming it went against an Agenda for Growth both parties had signed in 2013. The agenda, […]