Hauliers face further delays as Woolwich ferry strike action escalates


 

Hauliers using TfL’s Woolwich Ferry to cross the Thames are facing severe disruption next month after ferry workers voted to ramp up industrial action with nine days of 24-hour strikes planned in July. Hopes have been dashed that industrial relations on the free ferry would improve after TfL management took over the ferry operation from Briggs Marine Contractors in January this year. Last week Unite accused TfL of victimising a shop steward carrying out legitimate trade union duties. Staff are […]