Strike action could be on the cards among Biffa drivers on the Wirral after negotiations over pay reached a stalemate. A postal ballot among 180 workers at Biffa Waste Services is now being prepared and union Unite said that if, as expected, workers vote for action then “a strike is inevitable”. Negotiations have been ongoing since 2019 over a pay claim, which Unite said was unreasonable and in addition the company had announced its intention to move workers from weekly […]
Waste collection company Biffa is planning a return to the London Stock Exchange next month.
Supply chain managers at the Post Office have voiced their discontent over a pay deal that would have seen them awarded an unconsolidated lump sum averaging 2.5% a year for two years.
The dispute between Eddie Stobart and Unite threatens to run and run, after the union rejected the operator’s latest improved redundancy offer. Harriet Eisner, regional officer at Unite, said her 180-driver members were angry that the new deal did not, in their opinion, go far enough. Unite had postponed a second wave of strike action ahead of last week’s (19 October) meeting, but warned this sanction was now back on the table. Eisner added: “Unite believes that there is no […]