Serco has lost the contract to provide refuse collections in the London borough of Bexley, amid a union dispute over pay among its HGV drivers. The council said Countrystyle Recycling would take over the contract from October, adding that part of the new deal required all staff to receive the London living wage as a minimum. Around 140 Unite workers have been striking since 12 July after what it described as “a dismal industrial relations regime”. The union had claimed […]
Wincanton drivers working for Argos have voted to accept a deal offered to them by the operator to prevent them from taking planned strike action.
Maritime Transport rewarded over 2,000 drivers in December with a bonus payment which totals more than £1.3m and averages around £600 per driver.
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.