DHL Supply Chain drivers set for strike action over “insulting” 1% pay offer


 

DHL Supply Chain said it was “disappointed” that a trade union was talking up the prospect of its drivers striking over pay when scheduled negotiations were still due to take place. A ballot of 200 HGV drivers delivering for Sainsbury’s out of the Dartford distribution centre resulted in a 98% vote in favour of taking industrial action, according to Unite. It said they were unhappy with the “insulting offer” of a 1% pay rise amid a UK-wide driver shortage crisis. […]