Agency Workers Could Cover For Striking Staff

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said that the government is considering legal changes to allow agency workers to provide cover for striking staff.  The announcement is partly in response to planned rail strikes later this month, and also the likelihood of strikes in other sectors with largescale industrial action likely nationwide this summer. The plan […]

Yodel Workers Set To Strike

The GMB union said around 250 drivers at delivery giant Yodel have voted to strike in a dispute over pay and working conditions.  Interestingly, one reason they are planning a strike is due to agency workers being paid more than drivers employed directly by the company – perhaps a sign of the times with businesses […]