Manchester bin drivers are voting on whether to strike after rejecting an “insulting” pay offer of 1.75% from employer Biffa. The bin strike ballot opened today (29 March), after extensive negotiations with the waste management company failed to deliver a resolution. The drivers are demanding an increase in wages above what union Unite has described as Biffa’s “insulting” offer of 1.75%. Both Unite and GMB argue that Biffa, which posted £26m in pre-tax profits last year, is a private company […]
Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed.
A strike due to begin today by 100 dairy drivers working at Moran Logistics’ Leeds depot has been called off, with an “amicable conclusion” to the dispute reached.