Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) will ensure furloughed staff receive 100% of their wages by topping up payments for anyone earning under £20,000. The agreement, secured after negotiations with the company’s union Unite, will also see employees paid 90% of their wages if they earn under £30,000. Under the government’s job retention scheme, workers receive 80% of their wages, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month during the COVID-19 lockdown. But K+N will boost these payments further using a sliding […]
A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway.
Claims by the GMB union that an Asos warehouse had become “a cradle of disease” after warehouse workers contracted Covid-19 have been firmly rebutted by the retailer, as well as by its recognised trade union.
Morrisons is employing 3,500 drivers and warehouse workers as it ramps up its home delivery network in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.