XPO averts strike action with 8% pay rise for drivers


 

XPO said it had reached an agreement with its drivers to increase pay by 8% after the Unite union threatened strike action. The logistics firm said it would also raise the hourly rate for warehouse workers by 13% over the next 15 months. Unite claimed the pay increases for HGV drivers, warehouse staff and cross-dock operatives were secured after its members voted for industrial action because their rates of pay were below those of XPO’s competitors. Matt Draper, Unite national […]