A series of strikes among bin men working for Suez Recycling and Recovery could disrupt Christmas for residents in Doncaster, according to union Unite. It accused the company of bullying its workers and said it had no option but to ballot for industrial action. A ballot opened on Tuesday this week and closes on 24 November. If members support industrial action, strikes could begin next month. Unite said members had reported “widespread bullying and harassment” and it claimed the suspension […]
Industrial action by DVSA vehicle testing staff looks to have been averted after a positive meeting between the government agency and trade union Prospect last week.
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]
Royal Mail has settled its long-running dispute with members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU).