GMB has called for an “urgent” meeting with DHL/UK Mail over claims the operator fired couriers who refused to sign a new contract. The union lashed out at the business last month after its members said they had been pressured into signing a new contract which would enforce a £2,000 pay cut, with the threat of losing their jobs if they refused to comply. DHL/UK Mail responded by saying while it had cut its pay-per-drop rate on its parcel deliveries, […]
Companies relying on postal carriers for deliveries into the EU have been warned delays are being caused by couriers struggling with customs and duty charges.
Strike action set for next week at Eddie Stobart Logistics has been avoided, after the operator and union Unite held talks today (24 May).
Unite has confirmed that union members at UPS’s Luton depot will hold a demonstration next week, following a number of similar demonstrations throughout July and August.