Wincanton HGV drivers on Asda contract announce strike ballot over ‘pay cut’


 

Wincanton has maintained that its pay offer to drivers on the Asda contract was fair and competitive, after the Unite union threatened it with strike action in the run-up to Christmas.

Unite said the supermarket was facing the prospect of empty shelves at one of the busiest times of the year as HGV drivers were due to begin voting on downing tools.

It said the 80-plus drivers were based at Wincanton’s depot in Rochdale and transport goods to regional distribution […]


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