Booker drivers balloted for strike action as pay dispute escalates


 

Wholesaler Booker Retail Partners is facing a summer of uncertainty after HGV drivers at its south east London depot were offered the chance to vote for strike action in a row over pay. Amid a chronic shortage of professional drivers, Booker said it was working with the union Unite to resolve a growing threat of strikes following claims that it increased the pay at its Hemel Hempstead site, but not at its Thamesmead depot. Drivers will now balloted up to […]