The Unite union is predicting a “long hot smelly summer of bin strikes” in south London after it claimed Serco had failed to enter into negotiations over deteriorating industrial relations. Strike action among 140 refuse workers in Bexley began on 12 July and the union said they were now entering their third week in a row over pay and victimisation of workers. Additional walk outs have now been scheduled from Monday 9 August for a fortnight and Unite said they […]
DHL Supply Chain is to commence a major restructure of its operations at its Acton Gate DC in Stafford, due to falling volumes.
Eddie Stobart said its robust contingency plans would ensure the delivery of Walkers crisps to supermarkets were not disrupted, after HGV drivers geared up for strike action over a pay dispute.
More than 180 drivers at Eddie Stobart’s Tesco DC in Doncaster are set to strike for 48 hours next week following last month’s vote in favour of industrial action. The strike will run from early Tuesday morning (9 October) and will disrupt supplies to Tesco stores in the Yorkshire and Humber region, said Unite. The action, which more than 90% of staff voted for, follows a move by Stobart to issue termination notices to 183 drivers on 5 September after […]