Increased parcel volumes at UK Mail have seen the carrier lower its price-per-drop for delivery drivers in order to remain competitive, angering a union. The Deutsche Post DHL-owned company came under fire from the GMB after drivers from 55 UK Mail depots across the country claimed they had been pressured into signing a new contract, which would cut their pay by up to £2,000 a year. At a depot in Runcorn drivers reported having been told to sign the new […]
Royal Mail shareholders have been advised to sell their shares in the wake of the newly announced pay and pension deal.
Former Tesco drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Doncaster DC have suspended further strike action so that union officials and the logistics firm’s management can resume talks this Friday (19 October). More strike action was set to start tomorrow (Thursday, 18 October) but Unite officials representing the 183 drivers at threat of redundancy have postponed this in lieu of renewed talks. Harriet Eisner, Unite regional officer, said: “Stobart has confirmed it intends to put an offer on the table, so we are […]
Argos employees from across the UK are to protest outside its new owner Sainsbury’s’ HQ next week, after the company failed to guarantee their futures within the business.