Strike ballot papers will be distributed among Serco refuse workers in Bexley tomorrow (9 October) as the Unite union gears up for a fight over Covid-19 concerns. It said local councillors had been urged to jettison proposals to extend Serco’s current contract until 2025 and that the ballot was the latest chapter in what was “a dismal industrial relations regime.” Unite claimed there was a culture of management bullying at the Thames Road depot in Crayford, south east London, as […]
Eddie Stobart drivers facing redundancy at Tesco’s Doncaster DC look set to commence a second period of strike action next week, after talks between the operator and union Unite broke down. Unite rejected an improved severance deal for its 180 member drivers tabled at talks on the 19 October, despite Eddie Stobart claiming the enhanced package was worth an additional £1m. Further talks had been expected towards the end of this week but have now collapsed against the threat of […]
Unite has criticised Royal Mail for refusing to up a proposed pay increase, despite reporting a £608m profit in its latest results.
More than 400 Argos employees have gone on strike over the proposed transfer of almost 100 drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.