Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions. Staff at Walkers Snacks Food, a contract highlighted out as one of ESL’s marquee wins in yesterday’s (28 March) full year results, joined ESL via TUPE last year after the snack manufacturer outsourced its transport. However, Unite has claimed that ESL has ignored the 50 HGV drivers’ negotiated terms since, […]
DHL has said a ‘generous offer’ has been made to staff at its Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire depot who have voted for strike action. Union Unite Scotland said that over 350 warehousing and logistics employees at DHL’s Westfield site in the area rejected DHL’s offer of a 2% annual increase, to run over two years. Furthermore, it said over 90% of ballot papers returned were in favour of strike action. However, a DHL Supply Chain spokeswoman said: “DHL believes its offer […]
Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute.