ASDA Christmas strikes averted as Wincanton drivers win pay rise


Wincanton HGV  drivers on its Asda contract have accepted a 9.5% pay deal in a move which avoids the prospect of supply problems at ASDA supermarkets this Christmas.

Over 80 HGV drivers employed by Wincanton on an outsourced contract and responsible for delivering food to ASDA’s regional distribution centres had begun to ballot for industrial action in a dispute over pay.

The drivers are based at Wincanton’s depot in Rochdale and transport goods to regional distribution centres, covering an area […]

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