Wilko’s decision to cut sick pay for distribution and retail workers has sparked a “massive public backlash” according to the GMB union, which also warns strike action could follow. The home and garden retailer said its high sickness absence levels were a concern and it wanted to take steps to bring its sick pay policy into line with industry standards. It said the move was not related to the Covid-19 outbreak. However, the GMB said the plans were ill-thought-out and […]
Three weeks of strike action among Argos staff is on the cards in an ongoing dispute over redundancy payments.
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.
Union Unite remains optimistic that most of the jobs under threat as a result of a restructure at TNT Fashion Group UK can be saved, regional officer Nick Halton told Motortransport.co.uk after an initial consultation meeting with the company.