Serco has avoided strike action among its bin lorry workers in Bexley after they voted to accept a revised pay deal from the outsourcing company. More than 150 workers were due to down tools for five days in a dispute over pay and health and safety, according to union Unite. However, it added that the campaign was not yet over as Bexley council was currently considering whether to award Serco with another five-year contract. The new deal includes a £10.25 […]
More than 300 warehouse staff at DHL Supply Chain’s Westfield site in Cumbernauld, Scotland have held two 24-hour stoppages in a dispute over pay. However, around 30 HGV drivers who also backed the strikes in a ballot last month, withdrew from the action at the 11th hour after agreeing a deal with management. The warehouse staff walked out on Friday 19 and Monday 22 October after they rejected a 2% over two years pay rise offer. union leaders said an […]
Yodel has reversed its decision to sack licensed security staff at its Hatfield depot and allegedly try to replace them with lower paid non-Security Industry Authority (SIA) licenced personnel.