Heathrow “freight chaos” feared as air cargo drivers threaten strike over pay freeze


Airport cargo handling firm Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) said it was confident it could resolve a pay dispute among its truck drivers after the Unite union threatened it with strike action.

The union said “freight chaos” was on the cards at Heathrow Airport if the 200 cargo handlers and truckers voted in favour of downing tools.

Unite said WFS must match the pay awards of competitors, such as dnata and Menzies, who it claimed had given salary increases for 2021 […]

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