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 […]
A ballot for strike action among drivers at paving group Marshalls is underway.
Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site.
Concerns over the driver shortage and continuing growth in the economy could lead to above-inflation pay rises for 2015, the FTA has suggested.