HGV drivers at Wynnstay Agricultural Supplies in Mid-Wales have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a dispute over their pay structure. According to union Unite, the company, which manufactures and supplies agricultural products to farmers and the wider rural community across the UK, has imposed changes which will result in an earnings drop for drivers of up to 25%, but with an increase in contractual hours. It said Wynnstay had done this without any agreement from the workforce. […]
Hauliers using TfL’s Woolwich Ferry to cross the Thames are facing severe disruption next month after ferry workers voted to ramp up industrial action with nine days of 24-hour strikes planned in July.
Union Prospect has confirmed it is once again contemplating industrial action over the new contracts the DVSA is seeking to get its vehicle testing staff to sign in order to accommodate its move to the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model at authorised testing facilities (ATFs).
Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results.