Sainsbury’s Basingstoke drivers secure 12% pay increase
Around 200 HGV drivers working for Sainsbury's in Basingstoke have secured a 12% pay deal through their union. Unite said that 92% voted in favour of the one-year deal, which is above the retail price index, a measure of inflation, which currently stands at 11.8%. It was negotiated without industrial action.
Unite general secretary Sharon Graham said: "This is another great deal won by Unite and demonstrates once again that even in this cost of living crisis, Unite is winning [...]