A strike by HGV drivers at a Mid-Wales company has been suspended in order to allow conciliation talks chaired by Acas, according to the Unite union. Drivers at Wynnstay Agriculture Suppliers had voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a dispute over their pay structure, which the union claimed would have seen an earnings drop of up to 25%. A subsequent ballot resulted in 82% of drivers favouring industrial action, which would have commenced with a 24-hour strike by […]
Goldstar Transport is being threatened with strike action after being accused of using Covid-19 as a “smokescreen” to close its Woolpit depot in Suffolk and change more than 100 drivers’ terms and conditions.
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 […]