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 […]
DHL said it was willing to work with Unite to resolve a dispute at its Dartford distribution centre, which the trade union claimed had been designed to weaken its protection of staff.
“It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster start,” James Wroath laughs, as he begins describing his first five months as chief executive of Wincanton.
Menzies Distribution has seen off the threat of strike action after making an improved pay offer to its 300 drivers and warehouse staff.