Port workers at Felixstowe have voted to accept a new pay deal from the container port, bringing to an end a dispute that began in the summer. The port said over 90% of workers agreed a pay increase of 8.5%, plus £1,000 to be paid in January. Robert Ashton, COO at the Port of Felixstowe, […]
Leading operators have insisted raising driver pay rates and offering sign-on bonuses will fail to ease the current chronic labour shortage and have instead led to rates increases and firms poaching staff from each other.
Unite members at Gist have been advised to accept a proposed increase in paid holiday after the two parties reached an agreement, avoiding a strike which was scheduled for 30 August.
Around 100 HGV drivers working for aviation catering firm DO & CO have agreed to a 14% pay increase following a row over pay disparities.