Tesco HGV drivers plan strike action ahead of Christmas after rejecting 4% pay offer


Tesco shoppers could face empty shelves in the run-up to Christmas as HGV drivers and warehouse workers based at its depots in Antrim, Belfast, Didcot and Doncaster plan to take strike action over pay. The dispute flared after workers were offered a 4% pay increase, which is 2% below the current retail price index (RPI) inflation rate of 6%. Unite said the workforce is “particularly angry” that Tesco is trying to force them into a real terms pay cut, when […]