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 motortransport.co.uk 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 […]
The dispute between DHL Supply Chain and union Unite, which was set to disrupt fuel deliveries to Morrisons forecourts across London, the South East and East Anglia, has been resolved.
Arla Foods’ plans to close its Hatfield Peverel dairy processing plant and outsource its logistics operation to Bidvest Logistics have been slammed by union Unite.
Tanker firm Hoyer says a rejection of the latest tanker driver proposals by delegates at Unite’s oil trades conference is a “matter of grave concern”. It also slams Unite for its decision to re-ballot the company’s tanker drivers, following concerns raised that not all of them received ballot papers in the initial vote. Hoyer’s statement follows a vote from around 60 delegates at the Unite oil trades conference resulting in members recommending tanker drivers reject the deal in a national […]