Asda strike moves closer as workers are ready to walkout

Asda delivery driver
Asda is faced with possible strike action after thousands of workers said they were ready to walk out over the company’s failure to make an acceptable pay offer.
// The news comes after the supermarket’s directors pocketed £12.6 million in pay and share-based payments
// The dispute was sparked after Big 4 grocer failed to “come clean” and “disclose” if it is holding back pay rises

Asda is faced with possible strike action after thousands of workers said they were ready to walk out over the company’s failure to make an acceptable pay offer.

GMB union representatives, who represent the workers, are expected to meet after the next pay talks to agree on the next steps in moving to a formal strike ballot after 94% of the warehouse, clerical works and LGV drivers voted in favour of strike action.

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