Unite is to ballot staff at Morrisons over the supermarket group’s decision to outsource three northern transport hubs and vehicle maintenance operations to Wincanton. The union announced today (19 June) that nearly 400 Morrisons drivers and mechanics will be asked whether they wish to proceed to a full-scale industrial ballot, which would pave the way for strike action. Ballot papers for the initial vote have been sent to members at the affected sites in Gadbrook, Cheshire; Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham; and […]
Serco has lost the contract to provide refuse collections in the London borough of Bexley, amid a union dispute over pay among its HGV drivers.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has warned that strike action at Royal Mail and Parcelforce is possible from 10 October if union members vote in favour of it later this month.
Wincanton has revealed a slew of new business wins and renewed contracts, but is continuing to see competitive pressure across many of is divisions as customers focus on their costs.