NSSN 582: Manchester Chep win & Post Office strike

May 3, 2022 in Bulletins

We headline this week’s NSSN bulletin with the victory by Unite members at Chep in Manchester after a long-running strike as well as the national action taken by CWU members in the Post Office starting today. Unite: Inflation-beating 14% pay victory ends long-running strike at Chep (27 April) Unite members at Chep based in Trafford Park in Manchester are celebrating today (27 April) after voting to accept an inflation-beating pay deal and to end their long running strike. The workers will receive a 9 per cent pay increase which on average is worth £2,500. Other elements of the deal, including […]

NSSN 571: Support striking Manchester Chep workers

February 15, 2022 in Bulletins

Unite: Protest in support of striking Chep pallet workers at Trafford Park tomorrow as pay talks start A rally in support of striking workers at pallet suppliers Chep UK will be held at the Trafford Park site tomorrow (Wednesday 16 February) as bosses agree to hold pay talks in the three month-old dispute. The workers, members of Unite the union, have been on strike since December – and recently renewed their mandate for strike action into the spring by a majority of 94 per cent – over the management’s failure  to improve on their offer of two per cent, when […]