Tesco HGV drivers and warehouse staff threaten strike action over ‘pay cut’


 

Tesco has played down the prospect of strike action among its 3,500 HGV drivers and warehouse workers after a union claimed the supermarket didn’t believe it needed to increase wages. Unite said members had rejected a below inflation 2.5% pay increase and that it was in effect a substantial real terms pay cut. It said that if drivers and other staff at four distribution centres across the UK vote to down tools then Tesco shelves will quickly empty, with Christmas […]