Wholesaler Booker Retail Partners said a shortage of drivers was creating distribution challenges, after the Unite union accused it of attempting to “hoodwink” staff into accepting a pay deal. The company said it was working with Unite to resolve the issue, but the union warned the likelihood of widespread industrial action had now dramatically increased. It claimed Booker had tried to bypass negotiations and put a pay proposal to drivers that was below the settlement the union had thrashed out […]
Union Unite is calling for XPO Logistics to close its Swindon depot following an outbreak of Covid-19 at its Iceland facility.
Union GMB is to ballot members at Bidvest Logistics after the company reconsidered the amount it was to increase employees’ pay by.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is putting up a “brick wall” to union attempts to find ways to prevent the closure of the retailer’s Bridgwater distribution centre, Unite claimed this week.