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 […]
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.
Union Unite has written to Marks & Spencer to demand urgent talks with the retailer over its ongoing distribution network restructuring.
Union Unite has warned further industrial action could be on the cards by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit UK, if a ballot on the company’s latest pay offer leads to it being rejected.