The Royal Mail board has approved the agreement broached with the Communication Workers Union to end a long-running battle over pay and pension reform. The two parties announced they had reached an agreement last week after more than a month of mediation, but it remained subject to approval from the postal operator’s board and CWU members. In an update today Royal Mail confirmed its board had okayed the agreement, and the union will recommend its members vote in favour of […]
Cemex drivers supplying construction materials across the UK have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay.
Union Unite has confirmed a 24-hour strike by drivers, draymen and warehouse workers at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) will take place on 11 September.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.