A renewed pay offer by DHL Supply Chain to its Wagon Wheel workers in Liverpool has resulted in strike action being suspended – but Unite warned industrial action could ramp up again. Eight 24-hour strikes were originally slated for between 19 December and 5 January in a dispute over what the union claimed was low pay, as well as “the systematic victimisation of workers”. However, strikes involving 120 union members on 29 and 30 December did not go ahead, as […]
Unite has called for the public release of a government document leaked to the Guardian which details potential queues of up to 7,000 lorries across Kent after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December.
Retailer Argos has said it managed to operate a normal service for customers despite a strike by warehouse staff at five of its distribution centres on Friday.
Unite has pledged to stand up for lorry drivers and make the government ensure there are adequate welfare facilities installed at the huge HGV parks in Kent currently under construction.