London UPS strike looms

The Unite Union says that 120 drivers and loaders members of Unite at UPS's Camden depot are being balloted for strike action. The ballot closes on Friday 8 November. The dispute is over unreasonable workloads and alleged bullying. Deliveries in a large swathe of central London could be affected in the run-up to Christmas [+]

Swissport strike off

Six days of strikes announced by the Unite Union for Swissport cargo staff, due to start at 6.30am on Thursday (27 June) have been called off following a last ditch deal. [+]

Swissport strike

Swissport Cargo Services staff are due to stage two three-day strikes – starting at 6.30am on Wednesday 27 June – in a dispute over a pay claim for 2010/2011. Unite’s 275 members at Swissport will strike from 6.30am on Wednesday 27 June and ending at 6.29am on Saturday 30 June ... [+]

Strike threat at Freightliner Southampton

The RMT union is to ballot its members on possible industrial action at Freightliner's Southampton depot in a dispute over rosters and restructuring. RMT General Secretary Bob Crow complained that the company had withdrawn previous concessions made during negotiations that have been going on for over a year and and ... [+]

First Tilbury strike for 23 years

Tilbury dockers are due to stage their first strike since 1989 on Monday 7 May in protest against new 'follow the ship’ contracts. This means that staff work when the ships are ready for unloading, and not to set shift patterns. The 45 employees of paper terminal, Enterprise Distribution Centre ... [+]

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