Booker drivers accept new pay offer


 

The threat of strike action among HGV drivers at Tesco-owned wholesaler Booker Retail Partners has been lifted after drivers accepted a new pay deal. The Unite union said industrial action was cancelled following a vote on the offer from the company. The long-running dispute involving all 40 drivers at Booker’s Thamesmead depot centred on what they claimed was a failure of the Tesco subsidiary to include them in a temporary £5 an hour pay uplift which the company had granted […]