DHL coffee deliveries could face disruption as strike action ramps up at Banbury depot


DHL deliveries of coffee to supermarkets across the UK could be facing disruption this week after workers voted to escalate strike action at Jacobs Douwe Egberts’ Banbury depot, after the coffee supplier issued dismissal notices today (2 June). The dispute, which flared earlier this year, centres around the Dutch company’s “hire and fire” policy, which has seen it insist that the depot’s 291 employees sign new contracts or face dismissal. Workers are arguing that the new contracts offer inferior pay […]