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 […]
Yodel has not given up hope on striking a deal with the GMB union after more than 250 of its drivers voted to walk out over a pay and conditions dispute.
Forty drivers at wholesaler Booker Retail Partners have voted unanimously for strike action in a move which could see deliveries to 1,500 convenience stores in London and the south east face severe disruption.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ (ESL) Walkers Snacks Food contract are to strike over the operator’s failure to honour an existing industrial agreement.