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29 February 2012
Voting will begin next week in a strike ballot of over 2,000 drivers who work for seven major fuel distribution firms, has announced Unite the union
9 February 2012
Following eight days of strike action Jet tanker drivers at Immingham, Stockton and Kingsbury have forced their employer, Wincanton, and its client, ConocoPhillips, to commit to talks
5 February 2012
123 oil tanker drivers, employed by haulage firm Wincanton on the ConocoPhillips contract to deliver fuel to Jet forecourts, began their second week of strike action on Friday 3rd February...
1 February 2012
123 oil tanker drivers employed by road haulage firm Wincanton began a week-long strike on Tuesday 24 January, writes Alistair Tice.
30 January 2012
Stagecoach South Yorkshire bus drivers, members of the union Unite, have stepped up their action in the fight to improve their wages
30 January 2012
The Wincanton employed tanker drivers deliver 20% of all fuel to Jet forecourts. The week long strike has had a massive impact.
26 January 2012
Electricians from West Burton power station in Nottinghamshire and BP Saltend in Hull took strike action on Wednesday 25 January against the new Besna contracts being imposed on them, writes Alistair Tice.
24 January 2012
Strike action by Jet tanker drivers could lead to fuel shortages and petrol running out at the forecourts. Meanwhile the Coryton oil refinery in Essex is going into administration, writes Alistair Tice, Yorkshire Socialist Party.
16 January 2012
Stagecoach bus drivers in Barnsley and Rotherham, members of the Unite trade union, took their eight day of strike action on Monday 16th January in pursuit of their pay claim for £9.50 an hour...
11 January 2012
In December 2011, after a dispute between Scotrail and rail union Aslef, an agreement was reached which provides for the recruitment of at least 32 train drivers in 2012 and for eliminating rest day working by April 2013, writes Pete, Worcester.
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