GMB to ballot union members at Wilko for strike action over work rota changes

Wilko store

The GMB union is to ballot Wilko DC staff for industrial action over staff rotas it claims give “no consideration to work-life balance”. The dispute comes after the retailer’s move to standardise seven-day working across its DCs and to include weekends. Wilko told that employees have worked weekends “in response to customer needs” for several years now and that it is in talks with staff to introduce “more regular working patterns” at its DCs. However, the GMB has accused […]