The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings. Martin de Lange, CEO of Hermes UK, told MT that it was personally important to him that the operator did and was seen to be doing the right by its couriers. “I care about doing the right thing. The couriers have been at the heart […]
Union GMB is to ballot members at Bidvest Logistics after the company reconsidered the amount it was to increase employees’ pay by.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.