NHS logistics (NHL) lorry drivers have called off a dispute with their employer Unipart after it offered an improved pay deal. The dispute involved 130 HGV and 7.5-tonne drivers, delivering NHS equipment and supplies, who were unhappy with being paid “an industry low” of £10.24 an hour, according to union Unite. It said that under the deal drivers will now receive a year’s 3% increase back dated to April 2019 and a 2.2% increase beginning April 2020, as well as […]
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Argos is facing potential disruption to its UK distribution network, after staff at a flagship DC in Staffordshire overwhelmingly rejected the company’s latest pay offer in a long running dispute.
The threat of further industrial action by drivers and warehouse staff at white goods manufacturer Indesit has receded after conciliation talks held at Acas last week led to a revised pay offer.