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 […]
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]
The pay logistics firms award agency staff has been brought into sharp focus after the GMB launched a legal claim against four companies involved in the operation of Marks & Spencer’s DC in South Marston, Swindon.
Yodel has strengthened its management team with the addition of Carl Moore as its new network operations director.