Parcel deliveries in London are expected to be severely hit today as UPS workers stage a 24 hour strike. The action is part of a row over workloads and alleged bullying.
120 staff at the Camden depot began a walkout at one minute past midnight this morning. Members of the Unite union at the UPS London base voted by 9-1 in favour of industrial action.
Parcel deliveries in London will be hit tomorrow as staff at UPS parcels stage a 24 hour strike in a dispute over workloads and alleged bullying. 120 drivers, night packers and loaders who work at Camden will strike from midnight.
- Final negotiations between the union and UPS management are due to be held on Wednesday 20 November
- If these talks fail, the union says strike action will go-ahead before the end of the month
- Drivers and loaders claim they face excessive workloads and forced overtime
Parcel deliveries in London could be hit in the run-up to Christmas, after staff at UPS Parcels voted overwhelmingly to strike.
The 120 drivers and loaders, from the union Unite, voted by 91 per cent to take strike action over workload and allegations of bullying.