Second strike at SCA Logistics

Some 24 workers at SCA Logistics in Tilbury have staged a second strike over zero hours contracts, this time for 11 days, starting on Thursday 5 June. They held a 48-hour strike at the end of May.  Unite regional officer Jane Jeffery said: “The hardline management of Swedish-owned SCA Logistics has not moved since the 48-hour strike last month and our members have no choice, but to take this 11-day ... [+]

Workers stage strike at Tilbury stevedore

Workers at Tilbury-based, Swedish-owned paper handler, SCA Logistics are staging a 48-hour strike in protest over new zero hours contracts. The Unite trade union says it fears the permanent workforce could be replaced by lower paid agency or casual workers. Unite regional officer Jane Jeffery said move would turn the clock ... [+]

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