Workers employed by Veolia on its commercial bin collection service are balloting for industrial action in a dispute over pay. As we went to press, both sides were accusing each other of disregarding the facts and misleading information after the Unite union claimed Veolia had imposed a pay freeze, which was costing employees £20 a week. But Veolia hit back, saying it had been very clear to the trade union it was not proposing a pay freeze. Unite said businesses […]
Unite members at UPS’s London depot in Camden have voted for strike action, something the union claims could severely disrupt the operator’s Christmas deliveries within the capital.
Employers with furloughed staff who start working for another company should ensure they are able to come back at a moment’s notice when the sector recovers, according to solicitors.
DHL has said a ‘generous offer’ has been made to staff at its Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire depot who have voted for strike action. Union Unite Scotland said that over 350 warehousing and logistics employees at DHL’s Westfield site in the area rejected DHL’s offer of a 2% annual increase, to run over two years. Furthermore, it said over 90% of ballot papers returned were in favour of strike action. However, a DHL Supply Chain spokeswoman said: “DHL believes its offer […]