Yodel could be facing strike action among staff after the parcel carrier offered them a “miserly” 1.6% pay deal. GMB members at the company overwhelmingly turned down the offer, describing it as a “kick in the teeth” after reportedly handling Christmas volumes every day due to the Covid-19 crisis. The union said the deal, worth 1.6% this year and then 1.5% from July 2021, was rejected by 84% of members. It said Yodel needed to return to the negotiating table […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
Royal Mail expressed its disappointment today after members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) unanimously voted in favour of holding a national strike ballot this year.
Strike action could be on the cards among Biffa drivers on the Wirral after negotiations over pay reached a stalemate.