Unite has overturned a temporary injunction preventing it from picketing Eastham Oil Refinery at Ellesmere Port as part of its dispute with Suttons Tankers. Thirty drivers and fitters for Suttons Tankers, based at the refinery, have been on strike since the 19 January over proposed changes to their employment that the union claims would see their pay cut. Last month the refinery gained a temporary injunction preventing a picket at the entrance to the lorry park at the site but […]
Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held.
Suttons Group has appointed former Wincanton chief executive Graeme McFaull as its chairman of supply chain and logistics.
Unite has launched legal action against two agencies, used by Wincanton and the Co-op, which the union claims are using “sham and bogus” self-employment practices.